from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Either of the second pair of cranial nerves that arise from the retina and carry visual information to the thalamus and other parts of the brain.
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- noun neuroanatomy Either of a pair of nerves that carry
visual informationfrom the retinato the brain
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- noun the cranial nerve that serves the retina
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