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Optic Tract MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Optic Tract
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Scope Note
Nerve fiber originating from the OPTIC CHIASM that connects predominantly to the LATERAL GENICULATE BODIES. It is the continuation of the VISUAL PATHWAY that conveys the visual information originally from the RETINA to the optic chiasm via the OPTIC NERVES.
Entry Term(s)
Tractus Optici
Tractus Opticus
Previous Indexing
Optic Nerve (1963-2014)
Visual Pathways (1971-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015; see VISUAL PATHWAYS 1971-2014
History Note
2015; use VISUAL PATHWAYS 1971-2014
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