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Optic tract

Name: Optic tract
Description: Predominantly white matter structure found in diencephalon consisting of fibers originating in the retina. The optic tract is considered to extend from the point of the optic chiasm and terminates largely, although not exclusively, in the lateral geniculate complex. Other fibers end in the superior colliculus and other structures in the diencephalon, midbrain and brainstem (MM).
Is part of: Diencephalon, White matter
Has role: Visual System
Super-category: Nerve tract
*Id: birnlex_1684
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 443


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Created8 October 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionPredominantly white matter structure found Predominantly white matter structure found in diencephalon consisting of fibers originating in the retina. The optic tract is considered to extend from the point of the optic chiasm and terminates largely, although not exclusively, in the lateral geniculate complex. Other fibers end in the superior colliculus and other structures in the diencephalon, midbrain and brainstem (MM). diencephalon, midbrain and brainstem (MM).
Has roleVisual System  +
Idbirnlex_1684  +
Is part ofDiencephalon  +, and White matter  +
LabelOptic tract  +
ModifiedDate27 March 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=443  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryNerve tract  +
UmlscuiC0152405  +