olivary eminence

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(ō-lī'vă, -vē), [TA]
A smooth oval prominence of the ventrolateral surface of the medulla oblongata lateral to the pyramidal tract, corresponding to the inferior olivary nucleus.
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olivary eminence

An oval projection at the upper part of the medulla oblongata above the extremity of the lateral column. Synonym: oliva; olivary body
See also: eminence
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