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Occipital cortex

Name: Occipital cortex
Description: Gray matter of neocortex located in the occipital lobe in organisms that have distinct lobes, located in the occipital pole and continuous with the gray matter of the parietal cortex and temporal cortex
Is part of: occipital lobe, neocortex
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: nlx_94204
Organism: mammal
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Neurons in Occipital cortex

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 cortex or its parts.

Dendrites in Occipital cortex

Neocortex primary visual area pyramidal layer 2-3 cell are neurons whose dendrites can be found in Occipital cortex or its parts.

Parts of Occipital cortex

Inferred outgoing projections for Occipital cortex

The following brain regions receive axons from Occipital cortex: 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.


Notes

This page uses this default form:PONS_brain_region

Contributors

Ccdbuser, Memartone



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CommentFMA lists the occipital lobe as synonymous with the occipital cortex. I don't think that is technically true because if you cut off the lobe, you would also include the white matter of the occipital lobe whereas the cortex is the gray matter.
CurationStatusgraph position temporary  +
DefinitionGray matter of neocortex located in the occipital lobe in organisms that have distinct lobes, located in the occipital pole and continuous with the gray matter of the parietal cortex and temporal cortex
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idnlx_94204  +
Is part ofOccipital lobe  +, and Neocortex  +
LabelOccipital cortex  +
ModifiedDate27 April 2012  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +