quadrigemina

quadrigemina

(kwod?ri-jem'in-a) [? + geminus, twin]
The corpora quadrigemina.
See: colliculus inferior; colliculus superior

quadrigemina

Pertaining to the four bodies, the corpora quadrigemina, or colliculi, on the roof of the fourth ventricle of the midbrain. The upper pair of quadrigeminal bodies are concerned with visual tracking and the lower pair are associated with hearing.

quadrigemina

the corpora quadrigemina.
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