retinotectal


ret·i·no·tec·tal

adjective \ˌre-tə-nō-ˈtek-təl\

Definition of RETINOTECTAL

:  of, relating to, or being the nerve fibers connecting the retina and the tectum of the midbrain <retinotectal pathways>

Origin of RETINOTECTAL

retin- + tectum + 1-al
First Known Use: 1951

ret·i·no·tec·tal

adjective \ˌret-ən-ō-ˈtek-təl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RETINOTECTAL

: of, relating to, or being the nerve fibers connecting the retina and the tectum of the midbrain <retinotectal pathways>

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