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flocculus

[′fläk·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A prominent lobe of the cerebellum situated behind and below the middle cerebellar peduncle on each side of the median fissure.
(astronomy)
A patch in the sun's surface seen in the light of calcium or hydrogen; the patch may be bright or dark and is usually in the vicinity of sunspots.
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Cysts lay within a loose stroma rich in mucinous and proteinaceous floccular fluid, among which widely dispersed reactive fibroblasts and fibrocytes, and several bundles of smooth muscle fibers were present.
Slow build-up OKN does exist in humans, but it is masked by the smooth pursuit/fast OKN system and only revealed following cerebellar floccular lesions.
1989) Behavior of floccular Purkinje cells correlated with adaptation of vestibulo-ocular reflex in pigmented rabbits.