- The nerve that carries messages from the retina to the brain.
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Optic Nerve — may refer to: Optic nerve, the anatomical structure Optic Nerve (comic), the comic book series Optic Nerve (1999), a Red Hot Benefit Series tribute to David Wojnarowicz This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an … Wikipedia
optic nerve — n. either of the second pair of cranial nerves, which connect the retina of the eye with the brain: see EYE … English World dictionary
Optic nerve — This article is about the anatomical structure. For the comic book series, see Optic Nerve (comic). For the album about David Wojnarowicz, see Optic Nerve (CD ROM). Nerve: Optic Nerve The left optic nerve and the optic tracts … Wikipedia
Optic nerve — The optic nerve connects the eye to the brain. The optic nerve carries the impulses formed by the retina, the nerve layer that lines the back of the eye and senses light and creates impulses. These impulses are dispatched through the optic nerve… … Medical dictionary
optic nerve — Anat. either one of the second pair of cranial nerves, consisting of sensory fibers that conduct impulses from the retina to the brain. See illus. under eye. [1605 15] * * * ▪ anatomy second cranial nerve, which carries sensory nerve impulses… … Universalium
optic nerve — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms optic nerve : singular optic nerve plural optic nerves medical the large nerve that sends signals relating to sight from the retina in your eye to your brain … English dictionary
optic nerve — each optic nerve emerges from the anterior ventral corner of each optic lobe. The nerves cross over beneath the telencephalon … Dictionary of ichthyology
Optic Nerve — Keith Tucker Keith Tucker Pays d’origine Détroit États Unis Genre(s) Electro Label(s) Direct Bea … Wikipédia en Français
Optic nerve — 1. admire lasciviously; perve; 2. look; ogling look (rhyming slang: optic (nerve) perve ) … Dictionary of Australian slang
optic nerve — Australian Slang 1. admire lasciviously; perve; 2. look; ogling look (rhyming slang: optic (nerve) perve ) … English dialects glossary
optic nerve — regos nervas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. optic nerve vok. Sehnerv, n rus. зрительный нерв, m pranc. nerf optique, m … Fizikos terminų žodynas