Primary fissure of cerebellum

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Brain: Primary fissure of cerebellum
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Upper surface of the cerebellum. (Preclival fissure labeled at upper right.)
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Schematic representation of the major anatomical subdivisions of the cerebellum. Superior view of an "unrolled" cerebellum, placing the vermis in one plane.
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The monticulus of the cerebellum is divided by the primary fissure (or preclival fissure) into an anterior, raised part, the culmen or summit, and a posterior sloped part, the clivus; the quadrangular lobule is similarly divided.

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