optic radiation


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Related to optic radiation: visual cortex, optic chiasm, Visual pathway, optic neuritis
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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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Objective: "The present project aims at casting light on the neural and cognitive reorganization of visual function following unilateral lesion at various levels of the central visual system such as optic tract, optic radiation, primary visual cortex, extrastriate visual areas.
Lesions which occur after the LGN produce more congruent quadrantanopias (optic radiations), respecting the midlines, or hemianopic defects if the whole optic radiation is affected.
The fibres that go to the superior colliculus are magno-cellular but do not follow the pathway via the LGN and optic radiation to the visual cortex.