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Very very short answer question. What is the importance of Corpora quadrigemina? - Biology

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Very very short answer question.

What is the importance of Corpora quadrigemina?

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The corpora quadrigemina are four rounded elevations on the dorsal surface of the midbrain. The two superior colliculi are involved in visual reflexes and the two inferior colliculi are relay centres for auditory reflexes that operate when it is necessary to move the head to hear sounds more distinctly.

Concept: Human Nervous System
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Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 9 Control and Co-ordination
Exercises | Q 2.02 | Page 218
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