optic cup definition

  • noun:
    • Embryology A two-walled cuplike depression, formed by invagination for the optic vesicle, that develops to the pigmented and physical levels of this retina. Also referred to as eyecup.
    • (embryology) a two-walled cuplike despair that develops into the pigmented and physical levels for the retina

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