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optic tract

Syllabification: op·tic tract

Definition of optic tract in English:

noun

Anatomy
The pathway between the optic chiasma and the brain.
Example sentences
  • The nerve fibres in the optic tract terminate in two main areas of the brain.
  • The medial part of the lateral geniculate body is commonly confused with the medial root of the optic tract.
  • For targets close to the optic tract light-evoked fiber discharges are identified by listening for alterations in neuronal discharges that coincide with a light stimulus.

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