Other forms: oculi

Definitions of oculus
  1. noun
    the organ of sight
    synonyms: eye, optic
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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
    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
    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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