dict.md logo
Choose languages of interest
SELECT >>
English
Advertisement:
Translation
 
0 translations
 
Definition
 
enEnglish
Optic Chiasm definition: The X-shaped structure formed by the meeting of the two optic nerves. At the optic chiasm the fibers from the medial part of each retina cross to project to the other side of the brain while the lateral retinal fibers continue on the same side. As a result each half of the brain receives information about the contralateral visual field from both eyes.
optic chiasma definition: hypothalamic structure formed by the crossing of optic nerve fibers from the medial half of each retina.
chiasma definition: (ki-AZ-ma) An anatomy term for an X-shaped crossing (for example, of nerves or tendons).
Optic chiasm definition: Nerve trunk which is continuous with right and left optic nerves and right and left optic tracts.
 
Examples
 
0 examples
 
Publications
 
0 publications