TITLE

ophthalmencephalon

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1524
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ophthalmencephalon" is presented. It refers to the vision apparatus from the retina to the optic nerves, optic chiasm, optic tract, and the visual centers of the brain. The term originated from the Greek words "ophthalmos" which means eye and "enkephalos" which means brain. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238459

 

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