Flocculus

Flocculus is the diminutive form of the Latin word for a tuft of wool: floccus. It can refer to: ...
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Flocculus

• (n.) A small lobe in the under surface of the cerebellum, near the middle peduncle; the subpeduncular lobe.
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flocculus

(flok´u-lәs) pl. floc´culi a small tuft, as of wool or similar material, or small mass of other fibrous material such as one of the flakes of a flocculent solution. one of the small paired, partially detached lateral lobules continuous with the nodule of the cerebellum, separated from each cerebellar ...
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Flocculus

[cerebellar] The flocculus (Latin: tuft of wool, diminutive) is a small lobe of the cerebellum at the posterior border of the middle cerebellar peduncle anterior to the biventer lobule. Like other parts of the cerebellum, the flocculus is involved in motor control. It is an essential part of the vestibulo-ocular reflex, and aids in the lear...
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Flocculus

Floc'cu·lus noun ; plural Flocculi . [ New Latin , dim. of Latin floccus a lock or flock of wool.] (Anat.) A small lobe in the under surface of the cerebellum, near the middle peduncle; the subpeduncular lobe.
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flocculus

diminutive of Latin floccus, a tuft. Hence resembling a picture of a little cloud, with a woolly top and a flat base, as in flocculus cerebelli.
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flocculus

flocculus 1. A small, fluffy mass or tuft. 2. A tuft of fine hairs on the legs of certain insects. 3. In anatomy, either of two small lobes on the lower posterior border of each lobe of the cerebellum. 4. In astronomy, any of various masses of gases appearing as bright or dark patches on the sun's surface.
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flocculus

Type: Term Pronunciation: flok′yū-lŭs, -lī Definitions: 1. A tuft or shred of cotton or wool or anything resembling it. 2. A small lobe of the cerebellum at the posterior border of the middle cerebellar peduncle anterior to the biventer lobule; it is associated with the nodulus of the vermis; together, these two structures comp...
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