optic tract

n.

A continuation of the optic nerve beyond its hemidecussation in the optic chiasm.

Nearby words

  1. optic nerve,
  2. optic neuritis,
  3. optic papilla,
  4. optic radiation,
  5. optic thalamus,
  6. optic vesicle,
  7. optical,
  8. optical aberration,
  9. optical activity,
  10. optical allachesthesia


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