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Optic Chiasma

Descriptions of Optic Chiasma

Optic Chiasma: the crossing of the optic nerves from the two eyes at the base of the brain
Source: WordNet 2.1

Optic Chiasma : hypothalamic structure formed by the crossing of optic nerve fibers from the medial half of each retina.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Optic Chiasma

Optic Chiasma: The optic chiasma is an area in the brain where the optic nerves, one from each eyeball, converge. At the optic chiasma, some optic nerve fibers from each of the paired optic nerves cross over to the other side of the brain. This cross-over of the optic nerve fibers is important so that each occipital lobe of the brain receives visual impulses form both eyes and can integrate them into a single visual image.

Conditions that can afflict the optic chiasma include optic chiasma glioma.

Closely Related Organs: Optic Chiasma

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Optic Chiasma:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Optic Chiasma

The following conditions are related to the organ: Optic Chiasma:

  • Optic chiasma glioma

Other Names: Optic Chiasma

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Sub Parts: Optic Chiasma

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Optic Chiasma

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