lateral aberration n.
The distance between the paraxial focus of central rays on the optic axis in spherical aberration.
- Lateral ampullar nerve
lateral ampullar nerve n. A branch of the utriculoampullar nerve that supplies the ampullary crest of the lateral semicircular duct of the ear.
noun, Botany. 1. . lateral bud (lāt’ər-əl) See under bud.
noun 1. a canal running parallel to a stream that is inconvenient or impossible to navigate. 2. one of a number of irrigation canals distributing water from a main canal.
- Lateral cartilage of nose
lateral cartilage of nose n. The cartilage located in the lateral wall of the nose above the alar cartilage.