calcarine sulcus

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cal·car·ine sulcus

A sulcus on the occipital lobe of the brain. Also called calcarine fissure.

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Noun1.calcarine sulcus - a sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum
sulcus - (anatomy) any of the narrow grooves in an organ or tissue especially those that mark the convolutions on the surface of the brain
occipital cortex, occipital lobe - that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head
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Finally, the real-face and face-pareidolia paradigms were presented to obtain functional data using a gradient echo sequence with predominantly T2 images with the following parameters: this sequence: voxel size: 3 x 3 x 3 mm3; TR = 2000 ms; TE = 40 ms; FA = 710; FOV = 192 x 192 mm2; phase direction: parallel to calcarine sulcus; and number of slices: 26.
The optic nerve passing optic canal ran from the eyeball to the optic chiasm; the optic tract ran from the optic chiasm to the lateral geniculate nucleus; the optic radiation ran from the lateral geniculate nucleus to the calcarine sulcus (Fig.
The cortical projections from the fovea are represented by a relatively large region of cortex compared to the peripheral retina; (9) these projections are located at the outer central region of the calcarine sulcus whereas projections from the peripheral retina are located in the folds of the sulcus and further away from the scalp.