preoptic

adjective

pre·​op·​tic ˌprē-ˈäp-tik How to pronounce preoptic (audio)
: situated in front of an optic part or region
preoptic tracts in the brain

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“Preoptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preoptic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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