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Superior Colliculi MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Superior Colliculi
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.659.800.816
Unique ID
D013477
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013477
Annotation
note entry term OPTIC LOBE, MAMMALIAN: OPTIC LOBE, NONMAMMALIAN is also available
Scope Note
The anterior pair of the quadrigeminal bodies which coordinate the general behavioral orienting responses to visual stimuli, such as whole-body turning, and reaching.
Entry Term(s)
Anterior Colliculus
Colliculus, Superior
Optic Lobe, Human
Optic Lobe, Mammalian
Optic Tectum
Superior Colliculus
Tectum, Optic
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Previous Indexing
Corpora Quadrigemina (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
2008; see SUPERIOR COLLICULUS 1971-2007; for OPTIC LOBE, HUMAN see CORPORA QUADRIGEMINA 2004-2007
History Note
2008 (1971); for OPTIC LOBE, HUMAN use CORPORA QUADRIGEMINA 2004-2007
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Superior Colliculi Preferred
Optic Lobe, Human Narrower
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