The optic nerve grew tired, and sight, accordingly, less accurate.
We wish to extend our enquiries from the auditory to the optic nerve.
It is really an expansion of the ultimate fibers of the optic nerve, by means of which impressions are sent to the brain.
The optic nerve is a shrunken, atrophied and insensate thread.
Was not the tinted music so cunningly merged as to impinge first on the optic nerve?
optic nerve—The nerve which enters the back part of the eye.
The most distant but visible star acts through the optic nerve to present itself to consciousness.
The bullet had divided the optic nerve and contused the ball.
Seeing involves light just as certainly as it does the eye and optic nerve.
The bullet, while it did not touch his eye-ball, paralyzed the optic nerve on that side.
optic nerve n.
A nerve that originates from the retina, passes out of the eye socket to the chiasm, where part of its fibers cross to the opposite side and pass to the geniculate bodies and anterior quadrigeminal body. Also called second cranial nerve.
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Either of the second pair of cranial nerves, which carry sensory information relating to vision from the retina of the eye to the brain. Disease or injury of the optic nerve can result in partial or total blindness.