motor superior colliculus
The term motor superior colliculus refers to one of two parts of the superior colliculus in the functional model of the central nervous system ( Swanson-2004 ). The other part is the sensory superior colliculus. The motor part includes the deeper four of seven layers of the superior colliculus: the middle gray layer of the superior colliculus, the middle white layer of the superior colliculus, the deep gray layer of the superior colliculus and the deep white layer of the superior colliculus.( Carpenter-1983 ). Found both in primates and rodents it is functionally part of the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

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