Uvula of cerebellum

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Uvula of cerebellum
Human brain midsagittal view description.JPG
Human brain midsagittal view. Uvula is #9.
Anterior view of the cerebellum. (Uvula labeled at center.)
Latin uvula vermis
NeuroNames hier-675
TA A14.1.07.221
FMA 83883
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The uvula (uvular lobe) forms a considerable portion of the inferior vermis; it is separated on either side from the tonsil by the sulcus vallecula, at the bottom of which it is connected to the tonsil by a ridge of gray matter, indented on its surface by shallow furrows, and hence called the furrowed band.

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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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