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ametropia an eye problem caused by faulty refraction, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness.
aqueous humor a clear, watery liquid that fills the chambers between the cornea and the lens of the eye.
asquint with an oblique or sidelong glance; out of the corner of the eye; askance.
astigmatism an irregularity in the curvature of a lens, including that of the eye, that prevents rays of light from meeting in a single focal point, resulting in an indistinct or distorted image. [1/2 definitions]
atropine a toxic extract of belladonna used to control spasms and pain and to enlarge the pupils of the eye.
bird's-eye any of various plants that have small brightly colored round flowers with petals of a different color than the center, like an eye. [1/4 definitions]
black eye darkening and discoloration of the flesh around the eye, as from a bruise or blow. [1/2 definitions]
blind spot a small area in the eye, where the optic nerve enters the retina, that is insensitive to light. [1/4 definitions]
bridge1 the bony part of the human nose, just below eye level. [1/6 definitions]
brow the ridge of bone above the eye, or the hair growing on it; eyebrow. [1/3 definitions]
canthus the angle formed at either side of the eye at the juncture of the upper and lower eyelids.
cataract clouding of the lens or capsule of the eye, blocking out light and causing partial or total loss of sight. [1/3 definitions]
cat's-eye any of various gemstones or pieces of glass that reflect light so as to suggest a cat's eye.
cheek the side of the face between the jaw and the eye. [1/3 definitions]
cheekbone the bone just below the eye.
choroid the vascular membrane on the eye that contains pigment and lies between the sclera and the retina. [1/2 definitions]
ciliary of or associated with several small structures in or near the eye. [1/2 definitions]
cockeye an eye that crosses or squints, usu. involuntarily as the result of a muscular disorder.
cockeyed cross-eyed or having one squinting eye. [1/2 definitions]
compound eye an eye made up of several simple eyes, as is found in most insects.
cone any of the cone-shaped cells in the retina of the human eye which register color and light. [1/5 definitions]