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vermis

 [ver´mis] (L.)
a wormlike structure, particularly the vermis cerebelli.
vermis cerebel´li (vermis of cerebellum) the median part of the cerebellum, between the two cerebellar hemispheres.

ver·mis

, pl.

ver·mes

(ver'mis, -mēz),
1. A worm; any structure or part resembling a worm in shape.
2. Vermis cerebelli, the narrow middle zone between the two hemispheres of the cerebellum; the portion projecting above the level of the hemispheres on the upper surface is called the superior vermis; the lower portion, sunken between the two hemispheres and forming the floor of the vallecula, is the inferior vermis.
[L. worm]

vermis

(vûr′mĭs)
n. pl. ver·mes (-mēz)
The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.

ver·mis

, pl. vermes (vĕr'mis, -mēz) [TA]
1. A worm; any structure or part resembling a worm in shape.
2. [TA] The narrow middle zone between the two hemispheres of the cerebellum; the portion projecting above the level of the hemispheres on the upper surface is called the superior vermis; the lower portion, sunken between the two hemispheres and forming the floor of the vallecula, is the inferior vermis.
[L. worm]
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Los TUS y TUA se han vinculado con alteraciones del sistema de recompensa (Kalivas y Volkow, 2005; McFarland, 2003) especialmente corteza prefrontal medial (Pfleiderer, 2004), corteza cingulada y amigdala (Omura, 2005), vermis cerebeloso (Cecil et al, 2003), area tegmental ventral (Makris et al, 1999), vermis cerebeloso (Sullivan, 2003), corona radiada (Durazzo y Meyerhoff, 2007) y tractos de proyeccion fronto-parietales (Schlaepfer, 2006).
El vermis esta relacionado con manifestaciones afectivas, en tanto que el lobulo anterior se relaciona en mayor medida con deficits motores (Schmahmann, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004).
It has become apparent only quite recently that the limbic cerebellum -that is, the cerebellar vermis and fasti-gial nucleus - is closely involved in the regulation of affect and emotion.
Abnormal development of the cerebellar vermis in children prenatally exposed to alcohol: Size reduction in lobules I-V.
* Midsagittal: corpus callosum, cavum septi pellucidi, brainstem and pons, 4th ventricle, vermis
Winger Aled Brew brought the Dragons back into the match with a try in the corner in the 44th minute, but they were left to rue poor defence when Vermis threw an outrageous dummy in the 55th minute.
This cyst typically communicates with the fourth ventricle due to the absence or hypoplasia of the vermis of the cerebellum.
* May damage neurons and cell membranes in the midbrain and cerebellar vermis, an area associated with fine and gross motor functions, balance and coordination.
Kardeslerin birbirlerini dava etmesine ragmen kiz kardesin onlara karsi bir itirazmm olduguna dair beige bulunmamasi, babasinin olumunden evvel ona mirastan payini vermis olacagini gosterir.
Rather more satisfactory, but still a compromise, is the use of 'vermin' to translate vermis, by which Albert means almost all lesser creatures than birds and mammals, the Bible's 'everything that creepeth upon the earth', insects, worms, toads, and so forth.
Montauban led 18-6 through tries by full-back Pierre Bondouy and centre Pierre-Henri Vermis, plus two penalties and a conversion by Vermis - Bath's only reply being two penalties by outside-half Olly Barkley.
A try from centre Pierre-Henri Vermis, after some great passing inside their own 22, was the pick of the French scores.