striate area

striate area
noun
the part of the occipital cortex that receives the fibers of the optic radiation from the lateral geniculate body and is the primary receptive area for vision
Hypernyms: ↑cortical area, ↑cortical region
Part Holonyms: ↑occipital lobe, ↑occipital cortex

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