Occipital lobe

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Occipital lobe
Abbreviations: OL

Occipital cortex
Lobus occipitalis
Occipital region

Category: Occipital lobe

Cerebral cortex


Left occipital lobe
Right occipital lobe
Calcarine sulcus
Occipital pole
Inferior occipital
Superior occipital
Lateral occipital lobe
Middle occipital

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Occipital lobe (OL) is the lobe in the most posterior part of the brain. It is separated from the parietal lobe at the parieto-occipital sulcus.[1] The calcarine sulcus is on the medial side of the OL.[2]

The most posterior part of the occipital lobe is called the occipital pole.[3]

The occipital lobe contains the functional area visual cortex.

For the "Occipital lobe" Human cerebral cortex: localization, parcellation, and morphometry with magnetic resonance imaging distinguishes between:

[edit] Reference

  1. Heimer, p. 78
  2. Heimer, p. 77
  3. Lothar Jennes, Harold H. Traurig, P. Michael Conn (1995). Atlas of the human brain. J. B. Lippincott Company.
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