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brain stem anatomy

The midbrain is divided into three parts: tectum, tegmentum, and the ventral tegmentum. The tectum (Latin:roof), which forms the ceiling. The tectum comprises the paired structure of the superior and inferior colliculi and is the dorsal covering of the cerebral aqueduct. The inferior colliculus, is the principal midbrain nucleus of the auditory pathway and receives […]

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