ocular vesicle


Either of the paired evaginations of the forebrain of the embryo from which the sensory and pigment layers of the retina of the eye develop.optic vesicle

Nearby words

  1. ornith-,
  2. ornith.,
  3. ornithic,
  4. ornithine,
  5. ornithinuria,
  6. ornitho-,
  7. ornithodoros,
  8. ornithoid,
  9. ornithol.,
  10. ornithological

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