from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A narrow, worm-like structure found in animal brains between the hemispheres of the cerebellum; it is the site of termination of the spinocerebellar pathways that carry subconscious proprioception.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, the median lobe or division of the cerebellum; the vermiform process of the cerebellum, divided into prevermis and postvermis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
New Latin, from Latin, worm.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin vermis ("worm"). (Wiktionary)