crystalline lens

noun

Definition of crystalline lens

: the lens of the eye in vertebrates

First Known Use of crystalline lens

1654, in the meaning defined above

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“Crystalline lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystalline%20lens. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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crystalline lens

noun

Medical Definition of crystalline lens

: the lens of the eye

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