colliculus

noun plural -li

anatomy a small elevation, as on the surface of the optic lobe of the brain

Word Origin for colliculus

C19: New Latin
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Medicine definitions for colliculus

colliculus

[kə-lĭkyə-ləs]

n. pl. col•lic•u•li (-lī′)

A small elevation above the surrounding parts of a structure.
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