Definition of vermian in English:

vermian

adjective

  • 1literary Relating to or resembling a worm; wormlike.

  • 2Anatomy
    Relating to the vermis of the brain.

    • ‘Cerebellar hemispheres are ‘winged’ outward accompanied with vermian and cerebellar hypoplasia.’
    • ‘We demonstrate 2 markers of normal vermian development: the primary fissure and fastigial point.’
    • ‘Dandy Walker variant has a degree of vermian agenesis and enlargement of the 4th ventricle; however, the posterior fossa remains normal in size.’
    • ‘We present our experience with one child with cerebellar vermian tumor.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin vermis worm + -ian.

Pronunciation:

vermian

/ˈvərmēən/