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Brain: Occipital lobe
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Lobes of the human brain (the occipital lobe is shown in red)
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Medial surface of left cerebral hemisphere. (cuneus and lingual gyrus are at left.)
Latin lobus occipitalis
Part of cerebrum
Artery posterior cerebral artery

The occipital lobe is the back part of a mammal's brain.

It is the visual processing center, and it is made up of most of the anatomical region of the visual cortex.

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