Skip to Content

optic stalk

 

Definition: the constricted proximal portion of the optic vesicle in the embryo; it contributes to the formation of the optic nerve.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide