from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, a nodule. For specific use as the name of part of the cerebellum, see nodule .


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  • Within a few days this lip becomes applied to, and unites with, the outer surface of the main part of the alar lamina, and so covers in the tractus solitarius and also the spinal root of the trigeminal nerve; the nodulus and flocculus of the cerebellum are developed from the rhombic lip.

    IX. Neurology. 2. Development of the Nervous System

  • —The nodule (nodulus vermis; nodular lobe), or anterior end of the inferior vermis, abuts against the roof of the fourth ventricle, and can only be distinctly seen after the cerebellum has been separated from the medulla oblongata and pons.

    IX. Neurology. 4a. The Hind-brain or Rhombencephalon


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