deep white layer of the superior colliculus
Acronym: scdw
The term deep white layer of the superior colliculus refers to the deepest layer of the seven-layered superior colliculus in primates and rodents. Identified by internal structure, it is located between the deep gray layer of the superior colliculus and the periaqueductal gray ( Carpenter-1983 ). Functionally it is one of four middle and deep layers that constitute the motor superior colliculus in the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2850

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