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visual center

A center in the occipital lobes of the cerebrum that receives visual information transmitted from the retina.
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Content of the hallucination may be distorted in size or it may suddenly change shape, moving from a lateral field toward the center of the field of vision." The article notes that occipital seizures - in the occipital lobe, which is the brain's visual center - are the biggest culprit of the phenomenon.
The brain activity that the researchers recorded establishes that the electrical signal does reach the brain's visual center.--Rachel Ehrenberg
Only in recent years has there been a reliable way to treat wet macular degeneration, a disorder where abnormal blood vessels invade the visual center (macula) of the eyes.
A unique carousel of widgets puts a user's most important content and information at the visual center of the experience.
When it was injected into the superior colliculus, a visual center, it moved to the rats' eyes.
In David's case, the fibers connecting the visual center to the amygdala were no longer functioning normally.
For if the visual center of Saving Private Ryan is the assault on Omaha Beach, the narrative center, as the title of the film suggests, is the saving of a single private in the U.S.Army.
The cornea and the internal lens focus a clear image on the visual center of the retina, called the fovea.
The sun--a rounded white blob flattened with a palette knife--is the physical and visual center of the painting.