optic stalk

noun

Medical Definition of optic stalk

: the constricted part of the optic vesicle by which it remains continuous with the embryonic forebrain

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“Optic stalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/optic%20stalk. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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