"Optic Tract" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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.
- Optic Tract
- Optic Tracts
- Tract, Optic
- Tracts, Optic
- Tractus Optici
- Optici, Tractus
- Tractus Opticus
- Opticus, Tractus
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Optic Tract" by people in Profiles.
Eskandari R, Abdullah O, Mason C, Lloyd KE, Oeschle AN, McAllister JP. Differential vulnerability of white matter structures to experimental infantile hydrocephalus detected by diffusion tensor imaging. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Oct; 30(10):1651-61.