optic disc

The location where ganglion cell axons exit the eye to form the optic nerve.

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  • optic disc — noun the point where the optic nerve enters the retina; not sensitive to light • Syn: ↑blind spot, ↑optic disk • Hypernyms: ↑point • Part Holonyms: ↑retina * * * optic disc noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • optic disc — optic papilla the start of the optic nerve, where nerve fibres from the rods and cones leave the eyeball. See: blind spot …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Optic disc — The circular area in the back of the inside of the eye where the optic nerve connects to the retina. Also called the optic nerve head. * * * the start of the optic nerve, where nerve fibres from the rods and cones leave the eyeball. See blind… …   Medical dictionary

  • Optic disc drusen — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H47.3 ICD 9 377.21 …   Wikipedia

  • Optic disc pit — An optic disc pit is a congenital excavation (or regional depression) of the optic nerve head resulting from a malformation during development of the eye. Optic pits are important because they are associated with posterior vitreous detachments… …   Wikipedia

  • magneto-optic disc — magnetinis optinis diskas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Didelės talpos daugkartinio rašymo informacijos laikmena, panaši į ↑kompaktinį diską. Duomenys įrašomi įmagnetinant disko paviršių lazeriu. atitikmenys: angl. magneto optic disc;… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • Диск Зрительного Нерва (Optic Disc), Сосок Зрительного Нерва (Optic Papilla) — начальный участок зрительного нерва, расположенный в том месте, где аксоны ганглиозных клеток сетчатки глаза выходят из глазного яблока. Здесь фоторецепторы отсутствуют. См. Пятно слепое. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • optic papilla — optic disc …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Optic neuropathy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H46 The optic nerve contains axons of nerve cells that emerge from the retina, leave the eye at the optic disc, and go to the visual cortex where input from the eye is processed into vision. There are… …   Wikipedia

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