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Definition 1: the organ of sight - [noun denoting body]

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(oculus is a kind of ...) an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation

(... is a kind of oculus ) in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image

(... is a kind of oculus ) an eye having a single lens

(... is a kind of oculus ) the left eye

(... is a kind of oculus ) the right eye

(... is a kind of oculus ) an informal term referring to the eye

(... is a kind of oculus ) the eye unaided by any optical instrument that alters the power of vision or alters the apparent size or distance of objects

"it is not safe to look directly at the sun with the naked eye"

(oculus is a part of ...) muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of the eye

(oculus is a part of ...) biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focus light on the retina

(oculus is a part of ...) a branch of the ophthalmic artery; enters the eyeball with the optic nerve

(oculus is a part of ...) one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye

(oculus is a part of ...) an artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead

(oculus is a part of ...) drains the lacrimal gland; empties into the superior ophthalmic vein

(oculus is a part of ...) the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye

(oculus is a part of ...) the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve

(oculus is a part of ...) the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball

(oculus is a part of ...) a ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris

(oculus is a part of ...) a tubule that drains excess aqueous humor

(oculus is a part of ...) the part of the eye that contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

(oculus is a part of ...) the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera

(oculus is a part of ...) a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera; a dark pigmentation minimizes the scattering of light inside the eye

(oculus is a part of ...) the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris

"the ciliary body produces aqueous humor"

(oculus is a part of ...) either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye

"his lids would stay open no longer"

(oculus is a part of ...) either of the corners of the eye where the upper and lower eyelids meet

(oculus is a part of ...) a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; typical for many east Asian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome

(oculus is a part of ...) a protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals

(oculus is a part of ...) a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid

(oculus is a part of ...) the ball-shaped capsule containing the vertebrate eye

(oculus is a part of ...) one of the small muscles of the eye that serve to rotate the eyeball

(oculus is a part of ...) a natural opening in something

(... is part of oculus) the sensory system for vision

(... is part of oculus) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear

"he washed his face" "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"

(oculus is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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