optic lobe


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optic lobe

n.
Either of two lobes of the dorsal part of the midbrain, containing primary visual centers.
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Finally, I will study divergence in the visual system, beyond opsins, using comparative transcriptomics of the retina and the brain s optic lobes.
Fossils reveal that dinosaurs often had very large eyes and sizable optic lobes in their brains.
Optic lobes are diffuse and indistinct, and the abdomen is a diffuse round lobe at the base of the "V".