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Cerebellum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cerebellum
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.810.428.200
Unique ID
D002531
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002531
Annotation
cerebellar artery = CEREBELLUM /‌blood supply (IM) + ARTERIES (NIM)
Scope Note
The part of brain that lies behind the BRAIN STEM in the posterior base of skull (CRANIAL FOSSA, POSTERIOR). It is also known as the "little brain" with convolutions similar to those of CEREBRAL CORTEX, inner white matter, and deep cerebellar nuclei. Its function is to coordinate voluntary movements, maintain balance, and learn motor skills.
Entry Term(s)
Cerebella
Corpus Cerebelli
Parencephalon
NLM Classification #
WL 320
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/02/11
Cerebellum Preferred
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