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Noun: first visual area
  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, area 17 of Brodmann, Brodmann's area 17

Type of: cortical area, cortical region

Part of: occipital cortex, occipital lobe