retinotectal

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adjective ret·i·no·tec·tal \ˌre-tə-nō-ˈtek-təl\

Definition of retinotectal

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

Origin and Etymology of retinotectal

retin- + tectum + 1-al


First Known Use: 1951


Medical Dictionary

retinotectal

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adjective ret·i·no·tec·tal \ˌret-ən-ō-ˈtek-təl\

Medical Definition of retinotectal

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


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