optic chiasma definition

  • noun:
    • A structure when you look at the brain created by the partial intersection or crossing of the optic neurological fibers on the underside associated with hypothalamus. Also called optic chiasm.
    • the crossing associated with optic nerves from the two eyes in the base of the brain

Related Sources

  • Definition for "optic chiasma"
    • A structure when you look at the brain…
    • View More
41 votes

How would you define optic chiasma?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!