Anterior lobe of cerebellum

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Brain: Anterior lobe of cerebellum
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Figure 3: Cerebellum and surrounding regions; sagittal view of one hemisphere. "H" is anterior lobe.
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Figure 4: Schematic representation of the major anatomical subdivisions of the cerebellum. Superior view of an "unrolled" cerebellum, placing the vermis in one plane.
Latin Lobus anterior cerebelli
NeuroNames hier-647
NeuroLex ID birnlex_1118

The anterior lobe of cerebellum is the portion of the cerebellum responsible for mediating unconscious proprioception. Inputs into the anterior lobe of the cerebellum are mainly from the spinal cord.[1]

In alcoholics, it can deteriorate.[2]

It is sometimes equated to the "paleocerebellum".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Siegel, Allan Siegel, Hreday N. Sapru ; case histories written by Heidi E. (2011). Essential neuroscience (2nd ed. ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 190. ISBN 9780781783835. 
  2. ^ "utah.edu". 
  3. ^ "The Cerebellum". 

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