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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The region of the cerebellum lying between and connecting the two hemispheres.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In anatomy, the median lobe or division of the cerebellum; the vermiform process of the cerebellum, divided into prevermis and postvermis.

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  • noun anatomy 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin, from Latin, worm; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Latin vermis ("worm").

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