Striate cortex:

primary visual cortex (in red).

primary visual cortex (in red).

another name for the primary visual cortex, the area of the visual cortex where most visual information first arrives Myelinated fibers that make up the line of Gennari appear white to the naked eye and give it a striped appearance, hence the name striate (which means striped) cortex.

Read more: Know your brain - Primary visual cortex