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"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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cerebellum" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cerebellum" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 876 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 44 publications in 2018
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