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Medical Dictionary

eye

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noun \ˈī\

Medical Definition of eye

  1. 1:  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

  2. 2:  all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  3. 3:  the faculty of seeing with eyes

eyeless \ˈī-ləs\play adjective
eyelike \-ˌlīk\play adjective


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