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visual cortex

noun
1.
the portion of the cerebral cortex of the brain that receives and processes impulses from the optic nerves.
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visual cortex n.
The region of the cerebral cortex occupying the entire surface of the occipital lobe and receiving the visual data from the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus. Also called visual area.

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