second cranial nerve


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Noun1.second cranial nerve - the cranial nerve that serves the retinasecond cranial nerve - 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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Complete loss of vision due to involvement of the second cranial nerve was present in the right eye.
The second cranial nerve is entirely within the CNS and is thus spared from the damaging effects of this process.