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Relating to or preserving the spatial relations of the sensory receptors of the retina:‘the retinotopic arrangement of fibres in cat optic nerve’
- ‘Information from these receptors is processed in the optic lobes of the brain which are divided into three subsequent retinotopic neuropils named, respectively, the lamina, medulla, and lobula.’
- ‘This number, as well as the spatial resolution of the retinotopic maps and of the somatotopic and cochleotopic maps, measured by comparable techniques are still poorly known across taxa.’
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