Medical Definition of Optic canal

1. The short canal through the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone at the apex of the orbit that gives passage to the optic nerve and the ophthalmic artery. Synonym: canalis opticus, foramen opticum, optic foramen. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optic Canal

opted
opted in
opted out
opter
opters
opthalmic
opthalmologist
opthalmology
opthalmoscope
opthamology
optic
optic agnosia
optic ataxia
optic atrophy
optic axis
optic canal (current term)
optic capsule
optic chiasm
optic chiasma
optic decussation
optic disc
optic disk
optic disk drusen
optic fissure
optic foramen
optic glioma
optic groove
optic layer
optic lobe

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