Definition of retinotopic in English:

retinotopic

Line breaks: ret¦ino|top¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛtɪnə(ʊ)ˈtɒpɪk
 
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adjective

Physiology
Relating to or preserving the spatial relations of the sensory receptors of the retina: the retinotopic arrangement of fibres in cat optic nerve
More example sentences
  • This number, as well as the spatial resolution of the retinotopic maps and of the somatotopic and cochleotopic maps, measured by comparable techniques are still poorly known across taxa.
  • Information from these receptors is processed in the optic lobes of the brain which are divided into three subsequent retinotopic neuropils named, respectively, the lamina, medulla, and lobula.

Derivatives

retinotopically

adverb
More example sentences
  • Anisotropic axes in orientation perception are not retinotopically mapped.
  • Many areas preserve the spatial structure of at least part of the retina, and hence are called retinotopically mapped.

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