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Occipital lobe

Name: Occipital lobe
Description: Posterior part of the cerebral hemisphere (MSH)
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_1136
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 122

Neurons in Occipital lobe

Neocortex primary visual area pyramidal layer 2-3 cell, Neocortex primary visual layer 5 callosal cell, Neocortex primary visual layer 5 corticopontine/tectal pyramidal cell are neurons that can be found in Occipital lobe or its parts.

Parts of Occipital lobe

Inferred outgoing projections for Occipital lobe

The following brain regions receive axons from Occipital lobe: Dorsal nucleus of lateral geniculate body. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.

  • Definition Source: UMLS


This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

Non structured information for this region can be found


This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total.




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Facts about Occipital lobeRDF feed
Created4 October 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionPosterior part of the cerebral hemisphere (MSH)
DefinitionSourceUMLS  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1136  +
LabelOccipital lobe  +
ModifiedDate24 January 2014  +
NeuronamesLink  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
UmlscuiC0028785  +