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/