area of Martegiani

area of Martegiani

An obsolete term for a funnel-shaped area that marks the posterior end of the hyoid canal over the optic disk.
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14) The second channel, positioned around the optic nerve is known as the area of Martegiani, which connects to the premacular bursa in the majority of eyes, and extends anteriorly into the hyaloidal tract towards the crystalline lens.
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