Optic Tract

The optic tract is a part of the visual system in the brain.

It is a continuation of the optic nerve and runs from the optic chiasm (where half of the information from each eye crosses sides, and half stays on the same side) to the lateral geniculate nucleus.

Read more about Optic Tract:  Right Vs. Left, Pathology, Additional Images

Other articles related to "optic tract, optic, optic tracts":

Optic Tract - Additional Images
... view Scheme showing central connections of the optic nerves and optic tracts Base of brain Section of brain showing upper surface of temporal lobe Dissection showing the course of the ...
Biology of The Visual System - Fibers To Thalamus - Optic Tract
... Information from the right visual field (now on the left side of the brain) travels in the left optic tract ... Information from the left visual field travels in the right optic tract ... Each optic tract terminates in the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) in the thalamus ...

Famous quotes containing the word tract:

    My lusts they do me leave,
    My fancies all be fled,
    And tract of time begins to weave
    Grey hairs upon my head.
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)