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vis·u·al path·way

neural paths and connections within the central nervous system, beginning with the retina and terminating in the occipital cortex.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

vis·u·al path·way

(vizh'ū-ăl path'wā)
Neural paths and connections within the central nervous system, beginning with the retina and terminating in the occipital cortex.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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VEP is a method used in studying the function of the visual pathway and can be performed in poorly cooperative participants like children with ASD.
However, if the patient's mammillary bodies remain above the incisural line but below the tuberculum-venous confluence line and the patient has symptoms compatible with IH measuring the angle of the visual pathway is the next step.
However, the relationship between the decrement of dopamine in the nigra-striatum of PD patients and dopamine dysfunction in the visual pathway needs further study.
In brief, the non-image-forming visual pathway is principally supported by melanopsin-containing intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGC) in the retina that project through the optic nerve to several regions outside the normal image-forming visual system (optic nerve [right arrow] lateral geniculate [right arrow] visual cortex) [35-37].
Many types of visual impairment are described secondary to trauma, ranging from complete loss of vision due to anterior visual pathway injury to isolated colour blindness (Acquired cerebral achromatopsia) due to visual cortex trauma.
(7, 10) Central visual pathways transmit the visual input in a parallel manner via the 2 main magnocellular and parvocellular pathways.
In the largest review of gliomas of the anterior visual pathway to date, 1.6% of 1278 tumors were located in the optic nerve head.
Morrison, "Balint's syndrome in Alzheimer's disease: specific disruption of the occipito-parietal visual pathway," Brain Research, vol.
neurons in the ventral visual pathway often respond to simple shapes, such as those formed by the intersections of contours of objects.
I also made the model of the visual pathway and the nervous system.
Despite uneven outcomes, some cochlear implant teams are now advising families of children with implants to participate only in auditory-verbal therapy, and in doing so, are ignoring the enormous potential of a visual pathway to learning.