Description

The tonsil of cerebellum is a rounded mass, situated in the hemispheres. Each lies in a deep fossa, termed the bird’s nest, between the uvula and the biventral lobule. The uvula and tonsillæ form the lobus uvulæ.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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