superior olive

noun

: a small gray nucleus situated on the dorsolateral aspect of the trapezoid body

called also superior olivary nucleus

compare inferior olive

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“Superior olive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superior%20olive. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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