Medical Definition of Optic foramen

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 Foramen

optic
optic agnosia
optic ataxia
optic atrophy
optic axis
optic canal
optic capsule
optic chiasm
optic chiasma
optic decussation
optic disc
optic disk
optic disk drusen
optic fissure
optic foramen (current term)
optic glioma
optic groove
optic layer
optic lobe
optic nerve
optic nerve diseases
optic nerve drusen
optic nerve glioma
optic nerve head
optic nerve meningioma
optic nerve sheath decompression
optic nerve sheath fenestration
optic nerves

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