ophthalmic vesicle


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op·tic ves·i·cle

in the embryo, one of the paired evaginations from the ventrolateral walls of the forebrain from which the sensory and pigment layers of the retina develop.
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oph·thal·mic ves·i·cle

(of-thal'mik ves'i-kĕl)
In the embryo, one of the paired evaginations from the ventrolateral walls of the forebrain from which the sensory and pigment layers of the retina develop.
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