Line of gennari

Line of gennari

a prominent white line appearing in perpendicular sections of the visual cortex (Brodmann's area 17) at about mid-thickness of the cortical gray matter, corresponding to the particularly well developed outer line of Baillarger of that cortical area, and composed largely of tangentially disposed intracortical association fibres.

Synonym: gennaris band, gennaris stria, stripe of gennari.

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