TITLE

second cranial nerve

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1964
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "second cranial nerve" is presented. It refers to the nerve carrying impulses for the sense of sight, which originates in the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus and travels by the optic tract and optic chiasma. Its synonym optic nerve.
ACCESSION #
21245161

 

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