lens vesicle n.
The ectodermal invagination in the embryo that forms opposite the optic cup and is the lens primordium. Also called lenticular vesicle.
[lent] /lɛnt/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . [lent] /lɛnt/ noun 1. (in the Christian religion) an annual season of fasting and penitence in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday and lasting 40 weekdays to Easter, observed by Roman Catholic, Anglican, and certain other churches. [lend] /lɛnd/ verb (used with […]
[len-tuh-men-tey; Italian len-tah-men-te] /ˌlɛn təˈmɛn teɪ; Italian ˌlɛn tɑˈmɛn tɛ/ adverb, Music. 1. . /ˌlɛntəˈmɛntɪ/ adverb 1. (music) to be played slowly
[len-tn] /ˈlɛn tn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or suitable for Lent. 2. suggesting Lent, as in austerity, frugality, or rigorousness; meager. /ˈlɛntən/ adjective 1. (often capital) of or relating to Lent 2. (archaic or literary) spare, plain, or meagre: lenten fare 3. (archaic) cold, austere, or sombre: a lenten lover adj. late Old English, […]
[len-tik] /ˈlɛn tɪk/ adjective 1. pertaining to or living in still water. /ˈlɛntɪk/ adjective 1. (ecology) of, relating to, or inhabiting still water: a lentic fauna Compare lotic