Flocculus definition

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A small fluffy mass or tuft.
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(anatomy) Either of two small lobes on the lower posterior border of the cerebellum.
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(astronomy) Any of various cloudlike or filamentary masses of luminous gas appearing as bright patches on the surface of the sun often surrounding sunspots.
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A small, woolly or hairy tuft or mass.
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(anat.) A small lobe on the underside of each half of the cerebellum.
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A small fluffy mass or tuft.
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(anatomy) Either of two small lobes on the lower posterior border of the cerebellum.
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A small fluffy tuft.
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(anatomy) Either of two small lobes on the posterior border of the cerebellum.
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(astronomy) A marking on the surface of the sun associated with a solar prominence.
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Origin of flocculus

  • New Latin diminutive of Latin floccus tuft of wool

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition