optic disk


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optic disk

n. Anatomy
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Noun1.optic disk - the point where the optic nerve enters the retinaoptic disk - the point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light
retina - the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
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96%); the main manifestations of retinopathy in fundus fluorescein angiography included microangioma in macular temple, angiotelectasis and non-perfusion, and the lesions might be located in the optic disk on the side of nose and upper and lower hemal arches.
Optic disk risk factors for nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.
Fast Localization and Segmentation of Optic Disk in Retinal Images Using Directional Matched Filtering and Level Sets" IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN BIOMEDICINE, 16: 4.
Comparison of optic disk and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in non glaucomatous and glaucomatous patients with high myopia.
He walks readers through optic disk size and shape; optic cup shape and depth; optic cup size in relation to the optic disc size; neuroretinal rim size, shape and perfusion; central retinal vessel trunk location; optic disc hemorrhages; parapapillary chorioretinal atrophy; retinal arteriole diameter; and retinal nerve fiber layer defects.
A GPU-based Evolution Strategy for Optic Disk Detection in Retinal Images *
Objective: To identify if anisometropic amblyopia is associated with changes in optic disk morphology.
This article is in 5 sections as follow: in section 2 localizing optic disk and regulated retinal image to reference position.