Anterior lobe of cerebellum
The anterior lobe of cerebellum is the portion of the cerebellum responsible for mediating unconscious proprioception. Inputs into the anterior lobe of the cerebellum are mainly from the spinal cord.
|Anterior lobe of cerebellum|
Superior view of an cerebellum. Anterior lobe shown in red.
|Latin||Lobus anterior cerebelli|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
When a person gets most of their calories from alcohol (chronic alcoholism) the anterior lobe can deteriorate due to malnutrition. This is known as anterior lobe syndrome, and it causes unsteady gait. 
It is sometimes equated to the "paleocerebellum".
Dissection video (1 min 20 s). Demonstrating the three cerebellar lobes.
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