vermis

vermis

[vur-mis]
noun, plural vermes [vur-meez] . Anatomy.
the median lobe or division of the cerebellum.

Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin; Latin: worm; so called from its shape

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vermis (ˈvɜːmɪs)
 
n , pl -mes
anatomy the middle lobe connecting the two halves of the cerebellum
 
[C19: via New Latin from Latin: worm]

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vermis ver·mis (vûr'mĭs)
n. pl. ver·mes (-mēz)
The narrow middle zone occurring between the two hemispheres of the cerebellum.

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