Definition of 'optic nerve'
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The computer touched his optic nerve, touched the auditory nerve leading from his inner ear into his brain.The Broken God (1993) The Broken God (1993)
After brain scans and X-rays, doctors began to cut away parts of his skull to remove the arrow without damaging optic nerves or brain tissue.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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