vermis

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin vermis ‎(worm).

NounEdit

vermis ‎(plural vermes)

  1. (anatomy) 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.

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LatinEdit

vermis (a worm)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wr̥mis. Cognates include Ancient Greek ῥόμος ‎(rhómos) and Old English wyrm (English worm).

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NounEdit

vermis m ‎(genitive vermis); third declension

  1. A worm

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vermis vermēs
genitive vermis vermium
dative vermī vermibus
accusative vermem vermēs
ablative verme vermibus
vocative vermis vermēs

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