pre·​tec·​tal -ˈtek-tᵊl How to pronounce pretectal (audio)
: occurring in or being the transitional zone of the brain stem between the midbrain and the diencephalon that is situated rostral to the superior colliculus and is associated especially with the analysis and distribution of light impulses

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“Pretectal.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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