restiform-body

restiform body

[res-tuh-fawrm]
noun Anatomy.
a cordlike bundle of nerve fibers lying on each side of the medulla oblongata and connecting it with the cerebellum.

Origin:
1825–35; restiform < Neo-Latin restiformis, equivalent to Latin resti-, combining form of restis rope + -formis -form

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restiform body n.
See inferior cerebellar peduncle.

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