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Name:  optic lobe  Find neurons innervating here 
Abbreviation:  OL
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Description:  A very large mass of neuropils lying on both sides of the brain. Regarded as the primary center of visual information processing. In the fly brain, it has four main distinct structures within it, including the lamina, medulla, lobula and lobula plate. Lobula and lobula plate are derived from the same primodium (inner optic anlage), as with inner medulla.

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