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optic capsule

optic capsule in Medicine

optic capsule n.
The embryonic structure from which the sclera of the eye develops.

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  • The skeletal structures developed in connection with the optic capsule do not become united to the skull.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The only bone developed in relation to the optic capsule on each side is the lachrymal.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

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