The priority of one eye over the other as regards preference of use or acuity of vision.
- This could generate discrete regions of cortical cells that respond only to one eye or the other, and so form the ocular dominance columns.
- Each eye's input occupies regions that form curving, branching ocular dominance stripes, each about 0.3 mm wide, running across the middle layers of the cortex.
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Syllabification: oc·u·lar dom·i·nance
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