HyperDic: optic_nerve

English > 1 sense of the expression optic nerve:
NOUNbodyoptic nerve, nervus opticus, second cranial nerve, optic tractthe cranial nerve that serves the retina
English > optic nerve: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe cranial nerve that serves the retina.
Synonymsnervus opticus, second cranial nerve, optic tract
Part ofdiencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalonThe posterior division of the forebrain
visual systemThe sensory system for vision
Broadercranial nerveAny of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
Spanishnervio óptico, nervus opticus
Catalannervus opticus

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