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

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circa 1882

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optic cup

noun

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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