any plant from the grass family that yields an edible grain, such as barley, corn, oats, rice, rye, wheat
from Ceres, goddess of agriculture
an Old World leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus, introduced into North America in 1962: a serious pest of small grains, especially oats and cereal grasses.
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. noun (pl) -lums, -la (-lə) one of the major divisions of the vertebrate brain, situated in man above the medulla oblongata […]
- Cerebellar artery
cerebellar artery n. An artery with origin in the basilar artery, with distribution to the lateral lobes of the cerebellum, and with anastomosis to the posterior inferior cerebellar artery; anterior inferior cerebellar arterty. An artery with origin in the vertebral artery, with distribution to the medulla, choroid plexus, and cerebellum, and with anastomoses to the […]
- Cerebellar cortex
cerebellar cortex n. The thin gray surface layer of the cerebellum, consisting of an outer molecular layer and an inner granular layer.