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Noun: area 17 of Brodmann
  1. 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
    - striate cortex, striate area, first visual area, Brodmann's area 17

Type of: cortical area, cortical region

Part of: occipital cortex, occipital lobe

Encyclopedia: Area 17 of Brodmann