nervus opticus


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Related to nervus opticus: nervus oculomotorius, CNII
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Noun1.nervus opticus - the cranial nerve that serves the retinanervus opticus - the cranial nerve that serves the retina
visual system - the sensory system for vision
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
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Reaktionen einzelner Neurons des optischen Cortex der Katze nach electrischen Reiz serien des Nervus opticus [Reactions of single neurons of cat visual cortex to series of electrical stimulation of nervus opticus].