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.

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