retinal fissure

(redirected from choroid fissure)

retinal fissure

a ventral groove formed by invagination of the optic cup and its stalk by vascular mesenchyme from which the hyaloid vessels develop.

retinal fissure

a ventral groove formed by invagination of the optic cup and its stalk by vascular mesenchyme from which the hyaloid vessels develop. Also called optic fissure.

ret·i·nal fis·sure

(ret'i-năl fish'ŭr)
A ventral groove formed by invagination of the optic cup and its stalk by vascular mesenchyme, from which the hyaloid vessels develop.
Synonym(s): choroid fissure, optic fissure.