Part of the midbrain tectum, consisting of paired predominantly gray matter elevations on the dorsal aspect of the midbrain, located caudal to the superior colliculus, dorsal to the periaqueductal gray of the cerebral aqueduct and rostral to the cerebellum. According to Neuronames, the inferior colliculus comprises the central, pericentral and external nucleus and two predominantly white matter structures, the brachium of the inferior colliculus and the commissure of the inferior colliculus (MM). [ BIRNLEX:806 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
corpus quadrigeminum inferius [ NeuroNames:476 ]

latin term
colliculus caudalis [ NeuroNames:476 ]

latin term
corpus bigeminalis caudalis [ NeuroNames:476 ]

plural term
inferior colliculi [ EV:0100246 ]

latin term
corpus bigeminum posterioris [ NeuroNames:476 ]

definition

Part of the midbrain tectum, consisting of paired predominantly gray matter elevations on the dorsal aspect of the midbrain, located caudal to the superior colliculus, dorsal to the periaqueductal gray of the cerebral aqueduct and rostral to the cerebellum. According to Neuronames, the inferior colliculus comprises the central, pericentral and external nucleus and two predominantly white matter structures, the brachium of the inferior colliculus and the commissure of the inferior colliculus (MM).

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/26/Gray711.png

has exact synonym

posterior corpus quadrigeminum

caudal colliculus

inferior colliculi

posterior colliculus

has related synonym

colliculus caudalis

corpus bigeminum posterioris

corpus bigeminalis caudalis

corpus quadrigeminum inferius

colliculus inferior

id

UBERON:0001946