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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]