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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According to Parisi et al., as the duration of diabetes increased in diabetic patients the retinal macular and visual pathway is impaired differently with no impairment in retina.[8] Ghirlanda et al.
Furthermore, light responses recorded from retinal ganglion cells -- neurons that carry signals from photoreceptors to the brain -- and measurements of brain activity confirmed that the newly-formed rods were in fact integrating in the visual pathway circuitry, from the retina to the primary visual cortex in the brain.
With the help of numerous slides he discussed in detail the language pathways, visual pathway, commissural pathways, projection pathways, cortical mantle, DTI tractography and optic radiation.
They begin with questions about the visual pathway, covering the eye, detection, retinal circuitry, subcortical structures, and cortical circuitry.
Myelination, the production of myelin sheath around the axons, is an important brain maturation process which first occurs within the motor and sensory pathways, including the visual pathway, since the early developmental period.
Description of the Specific Measurements Relative to the Plane of the Long Axis of the Visual Pathway. The second anatomic displacement related to downward central incisural herniation is a clockwise rotation of the visual pathway relative to the plane of the long axis of the visual pathway.
VEP is a potential change recorded in the visual cortex after retinal received light stimulation, which reflects the functional status of the entire visual pathway. VEP latency is less likely to be affected by dopaminergic drugs and seems to be a more sensitive measure of foveal electrical activity than VEP amplitude.
Visual-evoked potential (VEP) recordings represent a mass response of cortical and probably subcortical visual areas, and are used to assess the functional integrity of the visual pathway (2).
Optic gliomas of the anterior visual pathway. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology.
That is, any type of refractive or transparency defect of media will be treated previously, since the stimulation of the visual pathway will be more effective if receives the best stimulus possible.
It can be used to assess the integrity or maturational state of the visual pathway in infants and preverbal children [5].
Frontal lobes seem to play a top-down modulation on visual pathway, being the end of occipitotemporal stream involved in objects processing [26].