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

Type of: cortical area, cortical region

Part of: occipital cortex, occipital lobe

Encyclopedia: Striate area