Meaning of “cerebellar ectopia” in the English Dictionary


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cerebellar ectopianoun [ U ]

uk /ser.ɪˌbel.ər ekˈtəʊ.pi.ə/ us /ˌser.ɪˈbel.ɚ ekˈtoʊ.pi.ə/ specialized

a condition in which part of the cerebellum (= the part of the brain that controls muscles, movement, and balance) pushes through a hole in the base of the skull

(Definition of “cerebellar ectopia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)