Definitions

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  • n. The part of the cerebellum that receives input from afferent nerves originating in the cerebral cortex

Etymologies

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From neo- +‎ cerebellum (phylogenetically, the newer part of the cerebellum)

Examples

  • There is a chain of critical steps that each seem to have only happened once, the evolution of the cerebellum, the neocerebellum, the neocortex, and the seemingly excessive brain to body weight ratio are all rare.

    Coyne: Appearance of Human Intelligence Contingent

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