colliculus

noun

col·​lic·​u·​lus kə-ˈlik-yə-ləs How to pronounce colliculus (audio)
plural colliculi -ˌlī, -lē How to pronounce colliculus (audio)
: an anatomical prominence
especially : any of the four prominences constituting the corpora quadrigemina see inferior colliculus, superior colliculus

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“Colliculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colliculus. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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