HyperDic: optic

English > 3 senses of the word optic:
ADJECTIVEpertoptic, ocular, optical, ophthalmicof or relating to or resembling the eye
pertoptic, ocular, optical, visualrelating to or using sight
NOUNbodyoptic, eye, oculusthe organ of sight
optic > pronunciation
Soundsaa'ptihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > optic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or resembling the eye.
Example "the optic (or optical) axis of the eye"
Synonymsocular, optical, ophthalmic
Spanishocular, oftálmico, óptico
Catalanocular, oftàlmic, òptic
Nounseyethe organ of sight
English > optic: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or using sight.
Example "an optical illusion"
Synonymsocular, optical, visual
Spanishocular, óptico, visual
Catalanocular, òptic, visual
Nounsopticthe organ of sight
sightthe ability to see
English > optic: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe organ of sight.
Synonymseye, oculus
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
visual systemThe sensory system for vision
PartsapertureA natural opening in something
canthusEither of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet / meet
central artery of the retina, arteria centralis retinaeA branch of the ophthalmic artery
choroid, choroid coatA highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera
ciliary artery, arteria ciliarisOne of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
ciliary bodyThe part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris
conjunctivaA transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
corneaThe transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye
epicanthus, epicanthic foldA vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus
eyeball, orbThe ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye
eyelid, lid, palpebraEither of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open / open the eye
irismuscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye
lacrimal apparatusThe structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
lacrimal artery, arteria lacrimalisAn artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
lacrimal vein, vena lacrimalisdrains the lacrimal gland
lens, crystalline lens, lens of the eyebiconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye
nictitating membrane, third eyelidA protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals
ocular muscle, eye muscleOne of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball
pupillary sphincter, musculus sphincter pupillaeA ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris
retinaThe innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball
sclera, sclerotic coatThe whitish / whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
uveaThe part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid
uveoscleral pathwayA tubule that drains excess aqueous humor
Narrowercompound eyeIn insects and some crustaceans
naked eyeThe eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects
oculus dexter, ODThe right eye
oculus sinister, OSThe left eye
peeperAn informal term referring to the eye
simple eye, stemma, ocellusAn eye having a single lens
Broadersense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishoculus, ojo
Catalanòcul, oculus, òptica, ull
Adjectivesopticrelating to or using sight

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