flocculus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin flocculus, from floccus.

Noun[edit]

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flocculus (plural flocculi)

  1. A small fluffy tuft.
  2. (anatomy) Either of two small lobes on the posterior border of the cerebellum.
  3. (astronomy) A marking on the surface of the sun associated with a solar prominence.