facial colliculus

Type:Term

Definitions
1. prominent portion of the medial eminence, just rostral to the medullary striae in the rhomboidal fossa; it is formed by the internal genu of the facial nerve and the abducens nucleus around which the facial fibers curve.

Synonyms
colliculus facialis , abducens eminence , eminentia abducentis , eminentia facialis , facial eminence , facial hillock

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