neuron projection bundle connecting eye with brain

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A neuron projection bundle that connects the retina or its analog in the eye with the brain. This includes the vertebrate optic nerve (not truly a nerve) as well as analogous structures such as the Bolwig nerve in Drosophila [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: optic nerve (generic)

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for the vertebrate-specific structure, see UBERON:0000941 (cranial nerve II)

has broad synonym

optic nerve

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UBERON:0004904