Medical Dictionary

blind spot

noun

Definition of BLIND SPOT

:  the small circular area in the retina where the optic nerve enters the eye that is devoid of rods and cones and is insensitive to light—called also optic disk

Illustration of BLIND SPOT

April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears