lamina quadrigemina


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Related to lamina quadrigemina: Corpora quadrigemina

lam·i·na of mes·en·ce·phal·ic tec·tum

the roofplate of the mesencephalon formed by the quadrigeminal bodies.

lamina quadrigemina

The two pairs of bulges on the top of the midbrain section of the brainstem. The rostral pair are the superior colliculi, which are concerned with visual stimuli. The caudal pair are the inferior colliculi, which are concerned with auditory stimuli. Synonymous with tectum.
See also: lamina
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