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

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