optic cup
noun Date: circa 1885 the optic vesicle after invaginating to form a 2-layered cup from which the retina and pigmented layer of the eye will develop — called also eyecup

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  • Optic cup — The white, cup like area in the center of the optic disc. The optic disk is the circular area at the back of the inside of the eye where the optic nerve connects to the retina. * * * optic cup n the optic vesicle after invaginating to form a 2… …   Medical dictionary

  • optic cup — either of the paired cup shaped outgrowths of the embryonic brain that form the retina and iris of the eyes …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • optic cup — a stage in eye development with an inner layer developing as the neural retina and an outer layer forming the pigmented retina …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • optic cup — noun (embryology) a two walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina • Syn: ↑eyecup • Topics: ↑embryology • Hypernyms: ↑calyculus, ↑caliculus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Optic cup (embryology) — Transverse section of head of chick embryo of forty eight hours’ incubation. (Margin of optic cup labeled at upper right.) …   Wikipedia

  • Optic cup (anatomical) — The optic cup is the white, cup like area in the center of the optic disc.[1] The ratio of the size of the optic cup to the optic disc (or cup to disc ratio) is measured to diagnose glaucoma. References ^ Algazi VR, Keltner JL, Johnson CA… …   Wikipedia

  • Optic cup (ophthalmology) — The optic cup is the white, cup like area in the center of the optic disc.cite journal |author=Algazi VR, Keltner JL, Johnson CA |title=Computer analysis of the optic cup in glaucoma |journal=Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. |volume=26 |issue=12… …   Wikipedia

  • Бокал Глазной (Optic Cup) — парное чашеобразное двухслойное углубление переднего мозгового пузыря эмбриона, из которого развивается сетчатка глаза. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Optic disc — Interior of posterior half of bulb of left eye. The veins are darker in appearance than the arteries …   Wikipedia

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