supraoptic

adjective
su·pra·op·tic | \ ˌsü-prə-ˈäp-tik , -ˌprä- \

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

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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supraoptic

adjective
su·pra·op·tic | \ -ˈäp-tik \

Medical Definition of supraoptic 

: situated or occurring above the optic chiasma

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