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cerebellum


Joseph LeDoux, neuroscientist and butcher’s son, thought as a boy that "the cerebellum was more interesting to look at than the steak."
  the part of the brain that coordinates movement and balance; a fist-sized structure in the back of the head between the cerebrum and the brain stem
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  • Joseph LeDoux, neuroscientist and butcher’s son, thought as a boy that "the cerebellum was more interesting to look at than the steak."
  • Cerebellum.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • But now she thought that if only she had a dissecting knife she would slash at IT, cutting ruthlessly through cerebrum, cerebellum.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Now, I consider that the phrenologists have omitted an important thing in not pushing their investigations from the cerebellum through the spinal canal.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick

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  • Thou speakest as one having tongues and who putteth the speed behind the ole rhombencephalon comprising the cerebellum and the medulla oblongata.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • INVESTIGATION CONCERNING CARIETTA WHITE AND THE SO-CALLED "TK" PHENOMENA CONTINUES AMID PERSISTENT RUMORS THAT AN AUTOPSY ON THE WHITE GIRL HAS UNCOVERED CERTAIN UNUSUAL FORMATIONS IN THE CEREBRUM AND CEREBELLUM OF THE BRAIN.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Sir Clifford thinks of charging twopence for a peep at the whispering gallery in the spinal column; threepence to hear the echo in the hollow of his cerebellum; and sixpence for the unrivalled view from his forehead.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
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Associated words [difficulty]:   cerebellum [8] , cerebrum [8] , frontal lobes [8] , temporal lobes [8] , hypothalamus [9] , medulla oblongata [9] , occipital lobes [9] , parietal lobes [9] , cerebrum [8] , hypothalamus [9] , medulla oblongata [9]
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