Vallecula of cerebellum

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Brain: Vallecula of cerebellum
Human cerebellum anterior view description.JPG
Human cerebellum anterior view description (Vallecula cerebelli is #6)
Latin vallecula cerebelli
Gray's p.788
NeuroNames hier-643

On the inferior surface of the cerebellum the vermis is elevated above the level of the hemispheres, but on the under surface it is sunk almost out of sight in the bottom of a deep depression between them; this depression is called the vallecula of the cerebellum, and lodges the posterior part of the medulla oblongata.

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