supraoptic commissure

[ sōō′prə-ŏptĭk ]

n.

Any of the commissural fibers that lie above and behind the optic chiasm.

Nearby words

  1. supranational,
  2. supranatural,
  3. supranuclear,
  4. supranuclear paralysis,
  5. supraocclusion,
  6. supraoptic nucleus of hypothalamus,
  7. supraorbital,
  8. supraorbital arch,
  9. supraorbital artery,
  10. supraorbital foramen


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