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brachium of superior colliculus


Definition: a band of fibers from the optic tract that bypasses the lateral geniculate body to terminate in the superior colliculus and pretectal region.

Synonym(s): brachium colliculi superiorisTA, brachium quadrigeminum superius, superior quadrigeminal brachium

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