Medical Definition of Colliculus inferior

1. The ovoid, paired, inferior eminence of the laminae of mesencephalic tectum; it receives the lateral lemniscus and projects by way of the brachium of inferior colliculus to the medial geniculate body of the thalamus, and is thus an essential way-station in the central auditory pathway. Synonym: colliculus inferior, corpus quadrigeminum posterius, inferior nasal colliculus, posterior quadrigeminal body. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colliculus Inferior

colleteria
colleterial
colleterium
colleting
colletor
colletors
collets
collicular
colliculate
colliculi
colliculus
colliculus cartilaginis arytenoideae
colliculus facialis
colliculus inferior (current term)
colliculus of arytenoid cartilage
colliculus superior
colliculuses
collide
collide with
collided
collider
colliders
collides
collidine
collidines
colliding

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