inferior colliculus

noun

: either member of the posterior and lower pair of corpora quadrigemina that are situated next to the pons and together constitute one of the lower centers for hearing compare superior colliculus

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“Inferior colliculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/inferior%20colliculus. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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