Cerebellum

Lillhjärna

Svensk definition

En del av den bakre hjärnan (metencefalon), belägen i den bakre skallskålen. Den utgör centrum för samordning av rörelser. Syn. cerebellum.

Engelsk definition

The part of brain that lies behind the BRAIN STEM in the posterior base of skull (CRANIAL FOSSA, POSTERIOR). It is also known as the "little brain" with convolutions similar to those of CEREBRAL CORTEX, inner white matter, and deep cerebellar nuclei. Its function is to coordinate voluntary movements, maintain balance, and learn motor skills.

Svenska synonymer

Cerebellum

Engelska synonymer

Cerebellums Corpus Cerebelli Cerebelli, Corpus Cerebellus, Corpus Corpus Cerebellus Parencephalon Parencephalons