line of Gennari(redirected from occipital line)
line of Gen·na·ri(jē-nah'rē),
a prominent white line appearing in perpendicular sections of the visual cortex (Brodmann area 17) at about midthickness of the cortical gray matter, corresponding to the particularly well-developed outer line of Baillarger of that cortical area, and composed largely of tangentially disposed intracortical association fibers.
Synonym(s): occipital stripe [TA], stria occipitalis [TA], occipital line ☆ , Gennari band, Gennari stria, stripe of Gennari
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Gennari,Francesco, Italian anatomist, 1750-1795.
Gennari band - Synonym(s): line of Gennari
Gennari stria - Synonym(s): line of Gennari
line of Gennari - a prominent white line appearing in perpendicular sections of the visual cortex. Synonym(s): Gennari band; Gennari stria; stripe of Gennari
stripe of Gennari - Synonym(s): line of Gennari
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