Facial colliculus

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Brain: Facial colliculus
Rhomboid fossa. (Colliculus facialis labeled at center left.)
Latin colliculus facialis
NeuroNames hier-621
Dorlands/Elsevier c_46/12249189

The facial colliculus is an elevated area located on the dorsal pons. It is formed by motor fibres of the facial nerve as they loop over the abducens nucleus.

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