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Flashcards in Cerebellum Deck (10):
1

The cerebellum is concerned primarily with

Coordination of voluntary muscle activity
Equilibrium
Muscle Tonus

2

A patient with cerebellar lesion presents with

Disturbances in the coordination of eye and limb movements
Disorders of muscle tone or posture

3

Lobe of the cerebellum concerned with stance and gait

Pelocerebellum or anterior lobe

4

Lobe of the cerebellum concerned with speech and coordinated movement

Neocerebellum or posterior lobe

5

Disturbances in the achicerebellum or flocculonodar lobe manifests in

Disturbances in equilibrium

6

The __ joins the two hemispheres of the cerebellum

Vermis

7

The most lateral nucleus in the cerebellum and also the largest

Dentate nucleus

8

The most medial nucleus in the cerebellum on the roof of the 4th ventricle

Fastigial nucleus

9

Three layers of the cerebellar cortex

Molecular layer
Layer of purkinje cells
Granular layer

10

The axons of ___ cells are the only output fibers of the cerebellar cortex

Purkinje cells