ophthalmencephalon

noun
oph·thalm·encephalon | \ (¦)äf¦thalm , ÷(¦)äp¦th-+ \

Definition of ophthalmencephalon 

: the neural visual apparatus including the retinas, the optic nerves, and the parts of the brain functioning in vision

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History and Etymology for ophthalmencephalon

New Latin, from ophthalm- + encephalon

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