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Meaning of "colliculus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COLLICULUS

New Latin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COLLICULUS

colliculus  [kɒˈlɪkjʊləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COLLICULUS

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Colliculus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COLLICULUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of colliculus in the English dictionary

The definition of colliculus in the dictionary is a small elevation, as on the surface of the optic lobe of the brain.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COLLICULUS


apiculus
əˈpɪkjʊləs
calycle
kəˈlɪkjʊləs
calyculus
kəˈlɪkjʊləs
canaliculus
ˌkænəˈlɪkjʊləs
cavernicolous
ˌkævəˈnɪkjʊləs
fasciculus
fəˈsɪkjʊləs
folliculous
fɒˈlɪkjʊləs
fonticulus
fɒnˈtɪkjʊləs
funiculus
fjuːˈnɪkjʊləs
meticulous
mɪˈtɪkjʊləs
monticulous
mɒnˈtɪkjʊləs
monticulus
mɒnˈtɪkjʊləs
panniculus
pəˈnɪkjʊləs
pediculous
pɪˈdɪkjʊləs
periculous
pəˈrɪkjʊləs
proventriculus
ˌprəʊvɛnˈtrɪkjʊləs
ridiculous
rɪˈdɪkjʊləs
utriculus
juːˈtrɪkjʊləs
ventriculus
vɛnˈtrɪkjʊləs
vermiculous
vɜːˈmɪkjʊləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COLLICULUS

colliculi
collide
collider
collie
collied
collier
collieries
colliery
collies
collieshangie
colligate
colligation
colligative
collimate
collimation
collimator
collimator viewfinder
collinear
collinearity
collinearly

WORDS THAT END LIKE COLLICULUS

calculus
differential calculus
Diodorus Siculus
dracunculus
flocculus
formal calculus
functional calculus
homunculus
infinitesimal calculus
integral calculus
lambda calculus
loculus
oculus
precalculus
predicate calculus
propositional calculus
ranunculus
renal calculus
sacculus
stimulus
surculus

Synonyms and antonyms of colliculus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «colliculus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COLLICULUS

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The translations of colliculus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «colliculus» in English.

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Translator English - Spanish

colículo
570 millions of speakers

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colliculus
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Translator English - Hindi

colliculus
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

أكيمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

двухолмие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

colliculus
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colliculus
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colliculus
220 millions of speakers

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Colliculus
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Translator English - German

Colliculus
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Translator English - Japanese

小隆起
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

둔덕
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Colliculus
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

bã đậu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திசுப்புடப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Colliculus
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kollikulus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

collicolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wzgórka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

двухолмие
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

colliculus
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

διδυμίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

colliculus
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

colliculus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

colliculus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of colliculus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COLLICULUS»

The term «colliculus» is regularly used and occupies the 89.450 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COLLICULUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about colliculus

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COLLICULUS»

Discover the use of colliculus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to colliculus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Inferior Colliculus
The inferior colliculus is essential for hearing. Connecting the auditory brain stem to sensory, motor, and limbic systems, the inferior colliculus is a critical midbrain station for auditory processing.
Jeffery A. Winer, Christoph E. Schreiner, 2005
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The Superior Colliculus: New Approaches for Studying ...
The Superior Colliculus: New Approaches for Studying Sensorimotor Integration discusses new experimental and theoretical approaches to investigating how the brain transforms sensory signals into the motor commands that are used to shift the ...
William C. Hall, Adonis K. Moschovakis, 2003
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Saccade Target Selection and Spatial Attention in the ...
Second, how is saccade target selection represented in the neuronal network of the superior colliculus (SC), which is a critical component of the saccadic eye movement system and may also be part of the network underlying spatial attention?
Xiaobing Li, 2008
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The Human Central Nervous System: A Synopsis and Atlas
The trigeminal projection is restricted to the rostral portion of the superior colliculus [316]. The rostral position of the trigeminal afferents is in accordance with the somatosensory map of the contralateral body in the intermediate layers of the ...
Rudolf Nieuwenhuys, Jan Voogd, Christiaan van Huijzen, 2007
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The Head-neck Sensory Motor System
There seems to be little doubt that the superior colliculus of the cat plays a significant role in head movement. The evidence comes largely from a single type of experiment in which the superior colliculus is stimulated, usually electrically (Hess ...
A. Berthoz, Werner Graf, Pierre Paul Vidal, 1992
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International Abstracts of Surgery
Heller, J., and Sprinz, O.: Contributions to the Comparative and Pathologic Anatomy of the Colliculus Seminalis (Beitraege zur vergleichen- den und pathologischen Anatomic des Colliculus seminalis). Ztschr.f. nrol. Chir., 1921, vii, 196.
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Synaptic Organization of Pathways that Connect the Superior ...
Ranida Chomsung. After a 7-day survival period, the tree shrews were given an overdose of ketamine (600 mg/kg) and xylazine (130 mg/kg) and were perfused through the heart with Tyrode solution, followed by a fixative solution of 2% ...
Ranida Chomsung, 2007
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Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics
Contributions to the Comparative and Pathologic Anatomy of the Colllculus Seminalis (Beitraege zur vergleichenden und pathologischen Anatomie des Colliculus seminalis). Ztschr. f. urol. Chir., 1921, vii, 196. The colliculus seminalis consists ...
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Human Brain Stem Vessels: Including the Pineal Gland and ...
I. Vascular Architecture of the Tectum of the Mesencephalon (Colliculi) The inferior colliculus can be immediately identif1ed as one of the most densely vascularized regions of the brain stem (Figs. 146, 156, 165, 166, 176); this fact, which was ...
Henri M. Duvernoy, 1999
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Essential Neuroscience
The superficial layers of the superior colliculus receive converging inputs related to visual processes from the retina (via the optic tracts) and ... The superior colliculus also receives additional inputs from somatic sensory and auditory systems.
Allan Siegel, Hreday N. Sapru, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COLLICULUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term colliculus is used in the context of the following news items.
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Decoding the brain: Scientists redefine and measure single-neuron …
... electrical pulse applied in the inferior colliculus at time 0. (B) Fifty trials of spiking activity from a rat thalamic neuron recorded in response to a ... «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Fight-Or-Flight Reflex Circuit Uncovered In Mice
To start cracking this problem, the research group headed by Professor Cao Peng first activated all neurons in the superior colliculus—a ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, Jul 15»
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[Report] A parvalbumin-positive excitatory visual pathway to trigger …
We identified parvalbumin-positive (PV+) excitatory projection neurons in mouse superior colliculus (SC) as a key neuronal subtype for ... «Military Technologies, Jun 15»
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The Brain on Fear
Then, in the midbrain, a structure called the superior colliculus, which receives retinal neuron inputs, contributes to avoidance and defensive ... «The Scientist, Jun 15»
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One path that fear takes in the brain discovered
BUNDLE OF NERVES When parvalbumin-positive neurons (pink in box) nestled in the mouse brain's superior colliculus (SC) were stimulated ... «Science News, Jun 15»
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Autism And Adults: Awareness Is Just the Start
I have published my ebooks on amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. Search for inferior colliculus. My son co-authored two of these books ... «Age of Autism, Apr 15»
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The Path Between Sight And Fear
They identified a sub-population of neurons in the medial region of the intermediate layers of the superior colliculus (ILSCm) that mediates the ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, Apr 15»
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Distortions in echoes reveal the distance of a sound source
Then the researchers played the simulated sounds back to the rabbit, and measured the responses of neurons in the rabbit's inferior colliculus ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Researchers report that echoes, fluctuations in volume help in …
Then Kim and Kuwada played the simulated sounds back to the rabbit, and measured the responses of neurons in the rabbit's inferior colliculus ... «News-Medical.net, Apr 15»
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Abnormal auditory pathways in PHOX2B mutation positive …
The further cell stations are the superior olive, the nucleus of the lateral lemniscus, the inferior colliculus on the roof of the midbrain and the ... «BMC Blogs Network, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Colliculus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/colliculus>. Feb 2020 ».
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