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end-stopped cell

a neuron in any visual area of the cerebral cortex that is maximally responsive to a line of a certain length or to a corner of a larger stimulus. Such neurons have a reduced or absent response when the line or corner is extended beyond a certain point. End stopping is a characteristic of hypercomplex cells in striate cortex.

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February 27th 2024