optic radiation

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Noun1.optic radiation - a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
nerve pathway, nerve tract, pathway, tract - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
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The anterior portion of the optic radiation represents the Meyer's loop (Figure 2).
Taking the temporal pole as a reference, the average distance to the initial portion of the Meyer's loop at the roof of the temporal horn was 23 millimeters.
The anterior band, called Meyer's loop, crosses the roof of the temporal horn, extends for a variable distance within the temporal lobe and converge in sagitale stratum, on the lateral wall of the temporal horn at the depth of the middle temporal gyrus (20).