Facial colliculus | definition of facial colliculus by Medical dictionary
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fa·cial col·lic·u·lus [TA]
prominent portion of the medial eminence, just rostral to the medullary striae in the rhomboidal fossa; it is formed by the internal genu of the facial nerve and the abducens nucleus around which the facial fibers curve.
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