optic tract

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Noun1.optic tract - the cranial nerve that serves the retinaoptic tract - 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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And, it can expose ipsilateral tractus opticus, internal carotid artery, posterior communicating artery, anterior choroidal artery, thalamus arteriae perforantes, posterior cerebral artery, and pituitary stalk.

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