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Medical Term:

intervaginal subarachnoid space of optic nerve


the spaces within the internal sheath of the optic nerve, between the arachnoidal and pial layers, filled with cerebrospinal fluid and continuous with the subarachnoid space.

Synonym(s): spatium intervaginale subarachnoidale nervi opticiTA, intersheath spaces of optic nerve, Schwalbe spaces

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