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Tectum Mesencephali

"Tectum Mesencephali" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The dorsal portion or roof of the midbrain. It is composed of two pairs of bumps, the inferior and the superior colliculi. These four colliculi are also called the quadrigeminal bodies (TECTUM MESENCEPHALI). They are centers for auditory and visual functions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tectum Mesencephali" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tectum Mesencephali" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 9 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2015
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