monticulus

1. Any slight rounded projection above a surface. 2. The central portion of the superior vermis forming a projection on the surface of the cerebellum; its anterior and most prominent portion is called the culmen, its posterior sloping portion, the declive. [L. dim. of mons, mountain]
- palmar monticuli three small elevations in the distal palm corresponding to the window-like deficiencies in the distal palmar aponeurosis between the four longitudinal bundles and proximal to the superficial transverse metacarpal ligament.

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mon·tic·u·lus män-'tik-yə-ləs n the median dorsal ridge of the cerebellum formed by the vermis

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mon·tic·u·lus (mon-tikґu-ləs) gen. and pl. montiґculi [L., dim. of mons] a small eminence.

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  • Monticulus — Monti̱culus [Verkleinerungsbildung zu lat. mons, Gen.: montis = Berg] m; , ...li: Bezeichnung für den größten Abschnitt des oberen Teiles des Kleinhirnwurms (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • monticulus — adj. characterized by the presence of small mountains, hilly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monticulus — mon·tic·u·lus …   English syllables

  • monticulus — ləs noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin more at monticule 1. : monticule 2. [New Latin, from Late Latin] : the median dorsal projection of the cerebellum …   Useful english dictionary

  • monticulus cerebelli — the projecting or central part of the superior vermis …   Medical dictionary

  • monticule — [ mɔ̃tikyl ] n. m. • 1488; bas lat. monticulus, dimin. de mons ♦ Petite montagne. ⇒ butte, éminence, hauteur. ♢ Par ext. Petite bosse de terrain (⇒ tertre); tas de matériaux. Monticule de pierres. ⇒ tas. ● monticule nom masculin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • МОЗЖЕЧКОВО-МОСТОВОЙ УГОЛ — (Klein hirnbruckenwinkel, angle ponto cerebelleuse, по нек рым angle ponto bulbo cerebelleuse) занимает своеобразное место в невропатологии, неврогистопатологии и неврохирургии. Названием этим обозначается угол между мозжечком, продолговатым… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • declive — The posterior sloping portion of the monticulus of the vermis of the cerebellum; vermal lobule immediately caudal to the primary fissure; lobule VI. SYN: declivis, lobulus clivi. [L. declivis, sloping downward, fr. clivus, a …   Medical dictionary

  • montículo — (Del lat. mons, montis, monte.) ► sustantivo masculino GEOGRAFÍA Pequeña elevación del terreno, natural o hecha por el hombre o los animales: ■ el topo al salir a la superficie hizo un montículo de tierra. * * * montículo (del lat. «monticŭlus»)… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • monticul — MONTÍCUL, monticuli, s.m. 1. (geol.) Formă de relief cu aspect de movilă; munte mic, colină. 2. (anat.) Mică proeminenţă. [var.: montículă s.f.] – Din fr. monticule, lat. monticulă. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  …   Dicționar Român

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