Lingula of cerebellum

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Brain: Lingula of cerebellum
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Sagittal section of the cerebellum, near the junction of the vermis with the hemisphere. (Lingula labeled at upper right.)
Latin lingula cerebelli
Gray's p.789
NeuroNames hier-654
NeuroLex ID birnlex_932

The lingula is a small tongue-shaped process, consisting of four or five folia; it lies in front of the lobulus centralis, and is concealed by it.

Anteriorly, it rests on the dorsal surface of the anterior medullary velum, and its white substance is continuous with that of the velum.

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