optic nerve

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NAME:

  optic nerve


DEFINITON:

  A neuron projection bundle that connects the retina or its analog in the eye with the brain. This includes the vertebrate optic nerve (not truly a nerve) as well as analogous structures such as the Bolwig nerve in Drosophila.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  UBERON:0004904


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0002070


ABOUT THIS TERM:

optic nerve

  ↳is a material entity and nerve

  ↳contained in head, dorsal region of the whole animal and anterior region of the whole animal

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of visual system


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