Definition of retinotopic in English:

retinotopic

adjective

Physiology
  • 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.’

Pronunciation:

retinotopic

/ˌrɛtɪnə(ʊ)ˈtɒpɪk/