optic tract

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Noun1.optic tract - the cranial nerve that serves the retinaoptic tract - the cranial nerve that serves the retina
visual system - the sensory system for vision
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
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"The extent of your visual field is related to the anatomy of the nerves and optic tracts that take in and process visual information from each eye," Dr.
Additionally, there was extensive T2/FLAIR hyperintensity extending into both optic tracts. The working diagnosis at that time was of a pituitary macroadenoma.
The tumor was only partially resected primarily due to its adherence to optic tracts and the internal carotid artery.
(iv) Optic tracts: they transfer the information from the retina to the visual cortex of the brain [23, 24].
Posterior visual pathways include optic tracts, lateral geniculate body, optic radiation and occipital cortex.
The adult brain divided into three main parts: the hind brain (Medulla oblongata, Cerebellum), the midbrain (Peduncles of the cerebrum, Optic lobes), and the forebrain (Thalamus, Pineal body, Hypophysis, Optic tracts and chiasm, Cerebral hemispheres, Olfactory lobes)
(10) The pretectal nucleus of the optic tract, allied to the accessory optic system, provides the neural substrate for the asymmetry in laterally eyed animals (Figure 2a), in which stimulation of the nucleus of the optic tracts elicits OKN with slow phases to the side of the nucleus.
Chen, "Validation of diffusion tensor magnetic resonance axonal fiber imaging with registered manganese-enhanced optic tracts," NeuroImage, vol.