superior olivary complex
Acronym: SOlC
The term superior olivary complex refers to a combination of nuclei and regions in the ventral pontine tegmentum. Identified on the basis of topology it is bounded ventrally by fibers of the trapezoid body ( Carpenter-1983 ). It is composed of the superior olive, the trapezoid nucleus, and the periolivary region( Amunts-2012 ). Functionally it is part of the subcortical auditory system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 569


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