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colliculus

(kɒˈlɪkjʊləs)
n, pl -li
(Anatomy) anatomy a small elevation, as on the surface of the optic lobe of the brain
[C19: New Latin]
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After the brain was completely taken out of the skull, it was incised coronally at an angle of approximately 60[degrees] at the inferior colliculus-superior colliculus level.
The oculomotor nucleus originates at the level of the superior colliculus. It innervates skeletal muscle of the levator palpebrae superioris and all of the extrinsic muscles, except the superior oblique and lateral rectus.
A) For T1, Pr[P.sup.D] predominated in cerebral cortex (C), thalamus (T), superior colliculus (SC), lateral geniculate nucleus (LG), and substantia nigra (SN).
Notably, different stages of the auditory pathway are evaluated using the eCAP recordings (peripheral action potentials of auditory nerve, corresponding to wave I) and eABR recordings (central responses of the VIII nerve, wave II; cochlear nuclei, wave III; nucleus of the lateral lemniscus, wave IV-not pronounced in eABR; inferior colliculus, wave V) [5].
For example, simple fixation in treatment of medial malleolar fractures associated with deltoid ligament injury, such as the anterior colliculus fracture associated with a ruptured deep deltoid ligament, may not be adequate and may also need a syndesmotic fixation.
Seizure susceptibility is associated with altered protein expression of voltage gated calcium channels subunits in inferior colliculus neurons of the genetically epilepsy prone rat.
To understand where the pain signals to the subthalamic nucleus were coming from, the team looked at two brain structures known to be important in relaying damage signals from the spinal cord: the superior colliculus and the parabrachial nucleus.
It already was known that short sounds are discriminated from longer sounds by individual brain cells in the inferior colliculus, the auditory part of the midbrain.
Because of the neuronal structure of the ER, its trigger, and therefore the EchoScan results, are not influenced by upper central stages (dorsal cochlear nucleus and inferior colliculus).
It was also found to control the gain the inferior colliculus neural responses in a positive or negative direction depending on the type of auditory stimuli [4].