optic cup


optic cup

noun

Definition of OPTIC CUP

:  the optic vesicle after invaginating to form a 2-layered cup from which the retina and pigmented layer of the eye will develop —called also eyecup

First Known Use of OPTIC CUP

circa 1885

optic cup

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPTIC CUP

: the optic vesicle after invaginating to form a 2-layered cup from which the retina and pigmented layer of the eye will develop—called also eyecup

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