visual system

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Noun1.visual system - the sensory system for vision
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
nervus opticus, optic nerve, optic tract, second cranial nerve - the cranial nerve that serves the retina
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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Previous studies suggested that POAG eyes have more severe disturbances of the magnocellular pathway than NTG eyes, and frequency-doubling technology could be therefore more sensitive for POAG than NTG.[33],[34] Similarly, could the icVEP also be more sensitive for POAG than NTG?
The deficits of the visual magnocellular pathway appear to be related to higher level emotional and cognitive impairments in schizophrenia [43-45].
(6) These dynamic, motion signals are thought to be processed largely by a subsection of cells that contribute to the magnocellular pathway, (7) which is one of two pathways thought to be related to classification of retinal input.
In comparing the patients with anisometropic amblyopia and the normal group, both the stimuli of the parvocellular pathway (100% contrast and high spatial frequency as the features of the parvocellular system) and the magnocellular pathway (30% contrast and low spatial frequency as the features of the magnocellular system) showed a significant reduction in the amplitude of the wave.
Different from other automated VF testing modalities, the low spatial temporal frequency stimulus used in FDT presumably stimulates the magnocellular pathway [21].
The magnocellular pathway, related to spatial location, may be more affected by alcohol than the parvocellular pathway, which is related to the detection of texture and detail (38).
Abnormalities in the magnocellular pathway in the visual system.