oculus

DEFINITIONS OF: oculus

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n the organ of sight

Synonyms:
eye, optic
Types:
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naked eye
the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
peeper
an informal term referring to the eye
OD, oculus dexter
the right eye
OS, oculus sinister
the left eye
ocellus, simple eye, stemma
an eye having a single lens
compound eye
in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image
ommatidium
any of the numerous small cone-shaped eyes that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods
Type of:
receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor
an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
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