cerebellar peduncle

cerebellar peduncle
cerebellar peduncle n any of three large bands of nerve fibers that join each hemisphere of the cerebellum with the parts of the brain below and in front:
a) one connecting the cerebellum with the midbrain called also brachium conjunctivum, pedunculus cerebellaris superior, superior cerebellar peduncle
b) one connecting the cerebellum with the pons called also brachium pontis, middle cerebellar peduncle, middle peduncle, pedunculus cerebellaris medius
c) one that connects the cerebellum with the medulla oblongata and the spinal cord called also inferior cerebellar peduncle, pedunculus cerebellaris inferior, restiform body

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  • Inferior cerebellar peduncle — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = pedunculus cerebellaris inferior GraySubject = 187 GrayPage = 775 Caption = Scheme showing the connections of the several parts of the brain. (Inferior peduncle labeled at bottom right.) Caption2 = Section of …   Wikipedia

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