PALEOCEREBELLUM

1. a phylogenetically old portion of the cerebellum, consisting of the majority of the vermis and the cerebellar pyramids. It is engaged in managing the muscles of the girdle and trunk. Commonly referred to as spino-cerebellum.

PALEOCEREBELLUM: "The paleocerebellum is not often referenced despite the majority of control it retains over the midsection of our bodies."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PALEOCEREBELLUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paleocerebellum/ (accessed April 17, 2021).
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