Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

Editors: Marc D. Binder, Nobutaka Hirokawa, Uwe Windhorst

Neocerebellum

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29678-2_3754

Definition

Phylogenetically, a very young part of the cerebellum. The neocerebellum contains the two cerebellar hemispheres and receives afferents mainly from the pons, thus being called also the pontocerebellum.

 Cerebellum

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