Medical Dictionary

superior colliculus


Medical Definition of SUPERIOR COLLICULUS

:  either member of the anterior and higher pair of corpora quadrigemina that together constitute a primitive center for vision—called also optic lobe, optic tectum; compare inferior colliculus


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