supraoptic


su·pra·op·tic

adjective \-ˈäp-tik\

Definition of SUPRAOPTIC

:  situated above the optic chiasma; also :  being a small nucleus of closely packed neurons overlying the optic chiasma and intimately connected with the neurohypophysis

First Known Use of SUPRAOPTIC

1921

su·pra·op·tic

adjective \-ˈäp-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPRAOPTIC

: situated or occurring above the optic chiasma

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