bigeminal bodies

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bi·gem·i·nal bod·ies

a bilateral single swelling of the roofplate of the embryonic midbrain that later in development becomes subdivided into a superior and an inferior colliculus. See: quadrigeminal bodies.
Synonym(s): corpora bigemina
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