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Ocular

Definition
noun, plural: oculars
Eyepiece of the microscope; the lens at the end of certain optical instruments (e.g. telescopes) used to view the image of an object, scene, etc.
adjective
(1) Resembling the eye in terms of form, or function (e.g. ocular organ)
(2) Of or pertaining to the use of eyes (for sight); visual
Supplement
Word origin: Latin ocularis, from oculus (eye)
Related term(s):

  • monocular
  • binocular
  • subocular
  • preocular
  • postocular
  • dextrocular
  • Adaptation ocular
  • Fixation ocular
  • Ocular tension
  • Ocular albinism
  • Ocular cone
  • Ocular cup


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