Definitions for vermisˈvɜr mɪs; -miz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•mis*ˈvɜr mɪs; -miz(n.)(pl.)

  1. the median lobe or division of the cerebellum.

    Category: Anatomy

* -mes.

Origin of vermis:

1885–90; < NL; L: worm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vermis, vermis cerebelli(noun)

    the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres


  1. vermis(Noun)

    A narrow, worm-like structure found in animal brains between the hemispheres of the cerebellum; it is the site of termination of the spinocerebellar pathways that carry subconscious proprioception.

  2. Origin: From vermis.

Translations for vermis

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

go missing

to be lost

A group of climbers has gone missing in the Himalayas.

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