Line of Gennari[jē-nah′rē]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. 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.

Synonyms
occipital stripe , stria occipitalis , occipital line , Gennari band , Gennari stria , stripe of Gennari

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