visual cortex

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Noun1.visual cortex - the cortical area that receives information from the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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The suppressing effect was specific: it occurred only when the pattern was stressful, and it occurred mainly in secondary visual areas. There was no suppression if the colour was slightly different from the colour that reduced symptoms.'