retinotectal

adjective
ret·​i·​no·​tec·​tal | \ ˌre-tə-nō-ˈtek-təl How to pronounce retinotectal (audio) \

Definition of retinotectal

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

First Known Use of retinotectal

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for retinotectal

retin- + tectum + -al entry 1

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The first known use of retinotectal was in 1911

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“Retinotectal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retinotectal. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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retinotectal

adjective
ret·​i·​no·​tec·​tal | \ ˌret-ᵊn-ō-ˈtek-təl How to pronounce retinotectal (audio) \

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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