Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈī\

Medical Definition of EYE

:  an organ of sight; especially :  a nearly spherical hollow organ that is lined with a sensitive retina, is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull, is the vertebrate organ of sight, and is normally paired
:  all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows
:  the faculty of seeing with eyes
eye·less \ˈī-ləs\ adjective
eye·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

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