Superior medullary velum

Superior medullary velum is a thin layer of tissue that is suspended between the superior cerebellar peduncles. It is enclosed by pia mater dorsally and ependyma ventrally. The lingula of the vermis of the cerebellum overlies the superior medullary velum, and it is also the point where the trochlear nerve crosses.

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rID: 34492
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Anterior medullary velum

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