ocular tension n.
Resistance of the tunics of the eye to deformation, estimated digitally or measured by a tonometer.
- Ocular vertigo
ocular vertigo n. Vertigo due to refractive errors or imbalance of the extrinsic muscles of the eye.
- Ocular vesicle
ocular vesicle n. Either of the paired evaginations of the forebrain of the embryo from which the sensory and pigment layers of the retina of the eye develop. Also called optic vesicle.
/ˈɒkjʊˌleɪt/ adjective (zoology) 1. possessing eyes 2. relating to or resembling eyes: oculate markings
[ok-yuh-luh s] /ˈɒk yə ləs/ noun, plural oculi [ok-yuh-lahy] /ˈɒk yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. an eye. 2. Architecture. a circular opening, especially one at the apex of a dome. 3. Archaeology. a design representing an eye, as on funerary pottery found in megalithic tombs of Europe. “an eye,” plural oculi, 1857, from Latin oculus “an […]