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Definition 1: that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying in the back of the head - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for occipital cortex in the sense of this definition

(occipital cortex is a kind of ...) (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part

"ear lobe"

(occipital cortex is a part of ...) a sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum

(occipital cortex is a part of ...) any of the convolutions of the outer surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum

(occipital cortex is a part of ...) the part of the occipital cortex that receives the fibers of the optic radiation from the lateral geniculate body and is the primary receptive area for vision

(... is part of occipital cortex) the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum

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