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Optic Tract MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Optic Tract
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.317.689
Unique ID
D065866
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065866
Scope Note
Nerve fiber originating from the OPTIC CHIASM that connects predominantly to the LATERAL GENICULATE BODIES. It is the continuation of the VISUAL PATHWAY that conveys the visual information originally from the RETINA to the optic chiasm via the OPTIC NERVES.
Entry Term(s)
Tractus Optici
Tractus Opticus
Previous Indexing
Optic Nerve (1963-2014)
Visual Pathways (1971-2014)
Public MeSH Note
2015; see VISUAL PATHWAYS 1971-2014
History Note
2015; use VISUAL PATHWAYS 1971-2014
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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