cerebellomedullary cistern cer·e·bell·o·med·ull·ar·y cistern (sěr’ə-běl’ō-měd’l-ěr’ē, mə-dŭl’ə-rē)
The largest of the subarachnoid cisterns between the undersurface of the cerebellum and the dorsal surface of the medulla oblongata.
a large portion of the brain, serving to coordinate voluntary movements, posture, and balance in humans, being in back of and below the cerebrum and consisting of two lateral lobes and a central lobe. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun (pl) -lums, -la (-lə) one of the major divisions of the vertebrate brain, situated in man […]
variant of cerebro- before a vowel: cerebritis. cerebr- pref. Variant of cerebro-.
the anterior and largest part of the brain, consisting of two halves or hemispheres and serving to control voluntary movements and coordinate mental actions. the forebrain and the midbrain. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples noun (pl) -brums, -bra (-brə) the anterior portion of the brain of vertebrates, consisting of two lateral hemispheres joined by a thick […]
- Cerebral accident
cerebral accident n. See stroke.