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Eminentia abducentis

Eminentia abducentis --> facial colliculus

prominent portion of the medial eminence, just rostral to the medullary striae in the rhomboidal fossa; it is formed by the internal genu of the facial nerve and the abducens nucleus around which the facial fibres curve.

Synonym: colliculus facialis, abducens eminence, eminentia abducentis, eminentia facialis, facial eminence, facial hillock.


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