Middle cerebellar peduncle

middle cerebellar peduncle n.
The largest of the three paired peduncles, composed mainly of fibers that originate from the pontine nuclei, cross the midline in the basilar part of the pons, and emerge on the opposite side as a massive bundle arching dorsally along the lateral side of the pontine tegmentum into the cerebellum.


Read Also:

  • Middle cerebral vein

    middle cerebral vein n.

  • Middle cervical cardiac nerve

    middle cervical cardiac nerve n. A bundle of fibers running downward from the middle cervical ganglion of the sympathetic trunk to join the cardiac plexus.

  • Middle-chinese

    noun 1. the Chinese language of the 7th and 8th centuries a.d. Abbreviation: MChin.

  • Middle-class

    [mid-l-klas, -klahs] /ˈmɪd lˈklæs, -ˈklɑs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the middle class; bourgeois: middle-class taste; middle-class morality. noun 1. a class of people intermediate between the classes of higher and lower social rank or standing; the social, economic, cultural class, having approximately average status, income, education, tastes, and the like. 2. […]

Disclaimer: Middle cerebellar peduncle definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.