Definition of vermian in English:

vermian

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Pronunciation: /ˈvəːmɪən
 
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adjective

  • 1 literary Relating to or resembling a worm; worm-like.
  • 2 Anatomy Relating to the vermis of the brain.
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    • 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.

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