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noun (pl) -li
(anatomy) a small elevation, as on the surface of the optic lobe of the brain
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C19: New Latin
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colliculus in Medicine

colliculus col·lic·u·lus (kə-lĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. col·lic·u·li (-lī')
A small elevation above the surrounding parts of a structure.

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