Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

colliculus

play
noun col·lic·u·lus \kə-ˈlik-yə-ləs\

Medical Definition of colliculus

plural collicululi \-ˌlī, -lē\play

  1. :  an anatomical prominence; especially :  any of the four prominences constituting the corpora quadrigemina—see inferior colliculus, superior colliculus




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up colliculus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to expose to danger or risk

Get Word of the Day daily email!