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optic lobe[′äp·tik ‚lōb]
A lateral lobe of the forebrain in certain arthropods.
One of the anterior pair of colliculi of the mammalian corpora quadrigemina.
Either of the corpora bigemina of lower vertebrates.
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extend lateral to the rest of the embryo.
These EtOH-induced decreases in long-chain/short membrane fatty acids and unsaturated/saturated membrane fatty acids correlate with EtOH-induced reductions in brain neuron densities within the cerebral hemispheres and optic lobes
and increased levels of brain lipid hydroperoxides.
The two largest parts, the optic lobes
for the eyes and the nervous system of the arms, sit outside the central brain capsule.