optic recess(redirected from Supra-optic recess)
a diverticulum extending forward from the anterior part of the third ventricle above the optic chiasm.
Synonym(s): recessus supraopticus [TA]
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A pocket of the third ventricle lying anterior to the infundibular recess. It is bound inferiorly by the optic chiasma.
See also: recess
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