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

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1850

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optic vesicle

noun

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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