optic capsule


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op·tic cap·sule

the concentrated zone of mesenchyme around the developing optic cup; the primordium of the sclera of the eye.
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op·tic cap·sule

(op'tik kap'sŭl)
The concentrated zone of mesenchyme around the developing optic cup; the primordium of the sclera of the eye.
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optic capsule

The cartilaginous capsule that develops in the embryonic skull to enclose the eye.
See also: capsule
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