Lingula of cerebellum

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Lingula of cerebellum
Sagittal section of the cerebellum, near the junction of the vermis with the hemisphere. (Lingula labeled at upper right.)
Latin lingula cerebelli
NeuroNames hier-654
NeuroLex ID Lingula
TA A14.1.07.103
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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 in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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