calcarine fissure

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calcarine fissure

[′kal·kə‚rēn ′fish·ər]
(anatomy)
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If you show the eye an arrow, for example, there will be a physical representation of that arrow lying along the calcarine fissure (see Figure 5).
Quadrant VFD that respects both the horizontal and vertical meridian is likely to be located along the calcarine fissure at the cortex.
Each optic nerve conveys visual impulses, via the optic chiasm, tracts and radiations to the primary visual cortex in the calcarine area of the occipital lobe.