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Brain: Flocculonodular lobe
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Schematic representation of the major anatomical subdivisions of the cerebellum. Superior view of an "unrolled" cerebellum, placing the vermis in one plane.
Basal view of a human brain
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Gray's subject #187 791
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The flocculonodular lobe is a lobe at the caudal end of the cerebellum and consists of the nodule and the flocculus.

It is closely associated with the vestibulocerebellum.[1] This lobe is involved in the maintenance of equilibrium..[1] and is involved in postural reflexes

The flocculonodular lobe receives inputs from the vestibular system and projects its axons to the vestibular nucleus

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