inferior colliculi

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colliculi, inferior 

Two small rounded elevations situated on the dorsal aspect of the midbrain just below the two superior colliculi. They are relay centres for auditory fibres. Syn. inferior corpora quadrigemina.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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