Definition of Calcarine. Meaning of Calcarine. Synonyms of Calcarine

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Definition of Calcarine

Calcarine
Calcarine Cal"ca*rine, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or situated near, the calcar of the brain.

Meaning of Calcarine from wikipedia

- The calcarine sulcus (or calcarine fissure) is an anatomical landmark located at the caudal end of the medial surface of the brain of humans and other...
- inferior temporal arteries Medial occipital, which branches into the: Calcarine, to the cuneus and gyrus lingualis and the back part of the convex surface...
- division) to the visual cortex (also called striate cortex) along the calcarine fissure. There is one such tract on each side of the brain. If a lesion...
- collateral and calcarine sulci. Incomplete sulci are superficially situated and are not very deep, E.g. paracentral sulcus. Calcarine sulcus Central sulcus...
- of the wall of the lateral ventricle's posterior cornu produced by the calcarine fissure. It is sometimes visible on ultrasonogram and can resemble a clot...
- visual field. The primary visual cortex (V1) is located in and around the calcarine fissure in the occipital lobe. Each hemisphere's V1 receives information...
- Human V1 is located on the medial side of the occipital lobe within the calcarine sulcus; the full extent of V1 often continues onto the occipital pole...
- distance of the temporal pole. Behind, it lies below and lateral to the calcarine fissure, from which it is separated by the lingual gyrus; in front, it...
- bounded anteriorly by the parieto-occipital sulcus, inferiorly by the calcarine sulcus. The cuneus (Brodmann area 17) receives visual information from...
- sulcus (margin of cingulate gyrus). It extends posteriorly toward the calcarine sulcus. The precuneus is bordered anteriorly by the marginal branch of...
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