optic vesicle


optic vesicle

noun

Definition of OPTIC VESICLE

:  an evagination of each lateral wall of the embryonic vertebrate forebrain from which the nervous structures of the eye develop

First Known Use of OPTIC VESICLE

circa 1885

optic vesicle

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPTIC VESICLE

: an evagination of each lateral wall of the embryonic vertebrate forebrain from which the nervous structures of the eye develop

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