Central lobule

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Brain: Central lobule
Anterior view of the cerebellum.
Latin lobulus centralis
Gray's p.789
NeuroNames hier-655
NeuroLex ID birnlex_920

The central lobule is a small square lobule, situated in the anterior cerebellar notch. It overlaps the lingula, from which it is separated by the precentral fissure; laterally, it extends along the upper and anterior part of each hemisphere, where it forms a wing-like prolongation (ala), on each side, as the alae of the central lobule or alae lobuli centralis.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.