colliculus

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colliculus

[kə′lik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
Any of the four prominences of the corpora quadrigemina.
The anterolateral, apical elevation of the arytenoid cartilages.
(neuroscience)
The elevation of the optic nerve where it enters the retina.
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