"Cerebellum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The part of brain that lies behind the BRAIN STEM in the posterior base of skull (CRANIAL FOSSA, POSTERIOR). It is also known as the "little brain" with convolutions similar to those of CEREBRAL CORTEX, inner white matter, and deep cerebellar nuclei. Its function is to coordinate voluntary movements, maintain balance, and learn motor skills.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cerebellum".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cerebellum".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cerebellum" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Cerebellum" was a major or minor topic of these publication.