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Anatomy of the Brain
Tectum

Function:

  • Controls Auditory and Visual Responses

Location:

  • The tectum is located in the dorsal region of the mesencephalon (mid brain). It consists of the superior colliculi (visual receptors) and inferior colliculi (auditory receptors).

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