central artery of the retina

noun

Medical Definition of central artery of the retina

: a branch of the ophthalmic artery that passes to the retina in the middle of the optic nerve and branches to form the arterioles of the retina

called also central retinal artery

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“Central artery of the retina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/central%20artery%20of%20the%20retina. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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