chiasma opticum

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Related to chiasma opticum: Nucleus caudatus
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Noun1.chiasma opticum - the crossing of the optic nerves from the two eyes at the base of the brain
chiasm, chiasma, decussation - an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X

chiasma op·ti·cum

n. quiasma óptico, cruzamiento de fibras opticas en el cerebro.
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For sections preparation, chiasma opticum was positioned at first; then the tissue was cut into 20 [micro]m coronal sections till 23 mm posterior to chiasma opticum on a sliding microtome (Leica CM1850, German) and stored at -20[degree]C.