paleocerebellum

noun
the anterior lobe of the cerebellum which was one of the earliest parts of the hindbrain to develop in mammals
Hypernyms: ↑neural structure
Part Holonyms: ↑cerebellum

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Etymology: New Latin, from pale- + cerebellum
: a phylogenetically old part of the cerebellum concerned with maintenance of normal postural relationships and made up chiefly of the anterior lobe of the vermis and of the pyramid — compare archicerebellum, neocerebellum

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