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nuclei of inferior colliculus


Definition: the nerve cell groups that make up the colliculus inferior consisting of a central nucleus [TA] (nucleus centralis [TA]), an external nucleus [TA] (nucleus externus [TA] or nucleus lateralis [TAalt]), and a pericentral nucleus [TA] (nucleus pericentralis [TA]).

Synonym(s): nuclei colliculi inferiorisTA

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