striate area

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Related to striate area: striate body, visual area, Visual area V4
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Noun1.striate area - the part of the occipital cortex that receives the fibers of the optic radiation from the lateral geniculate body and is the primary receptive area for vision
cortical area, cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
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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The most anterior part of striate area represents the extreme nasal periphery of retina, corresponding to monocular temporal crescent in visual field.