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Medical Term:

occipitotectal fibers


Definition: fibers originating in visual regions of the occipital lobe and passing, through the retrolenticular limb of the internal capsule, to the tectum where they end mainly in the superior colliculus.

Synonym(s): fibrae occipitotectalesTA

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