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XB-ANAT-186

Anatomy Term: optic nerve
XAO ID: 0000188
Synonyms: cranial nerve II, opticus, optic nerve, ON
Definition: "Cranial nerve that is continuous with the layer of nerve cells on the inner surface of the eye. It exits the neurocranium via the large optic foramen and is covered by a fibrous connective tissue sheath."
Stage Range: NF stage 33 and 34 to death
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Parent(s): cranial nerve (is_a) eye (part_of)

 


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