Definition of vermian in English:

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vermian

Pronunciation: /ˈvərmēən/

adjective

1 literary Relating to or resembling a worm; wormlike.
2 Anatomy Relating to the vermis of the brain.
Example sentences
  • Cerebellar hemispheres are ‘winged’ outward accompanied with vermian and cerebellar hypoplasia.
  • We demonstrate 2 markers of normal vermian development: the primary fissure and fastigial point.
  • We present our experience with one child with cerebellar vermian tumor.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin vermis 'worm' + -ian.

Words that rhyme with vermian

Permian
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