Ocular cup

ocular cup --> optic cup

The double-walled cup formed by the invagination of the embryonic optic vesicle; its inner component becomes the sensory layer of the retina, its outer layer, the pigment layer.

Synonym: caliculus ophthalmicus, ocular cup.

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