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ocular

adjective oc·u·lar \ ˈä-kyə-lər \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of ocular

1 a : done or perceived by the eye
  • ocular inspection
b : based on what has been seen
  • ocular testimony
2 a : of or relating to the eye
  • ocular muscles
b : resembling an eye in form or function

Examples of ocular in a Sentence

  1. recommends regular eye examinations for the early detection of such ocular diseases as glaucoma

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Origin and Etymology of ocular

Late Latin ocularis of eyes, from Latin oculus eye

ocular Synonyms

Synonyms
visual, optic, optical
Antonyms
nonvisual
Related Words
seeing, sighted; focusing (also focussing)

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ocular

noun

Definition of ocular

First Known Use of ocular

1835


OCULAR Defined for English Language Learners

ocular

adjective

Definition of ocular for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the eye


OCULAR Defined for Kids

ocular

adjective oc·u·lar \ ˈä-kyə-lər \

Definition of ocular for Students

: of or relating to the eye or eyesight
  • ocular diseases

Medical Dictionary

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ocular

adjective oc·u·lar \ ˈäk-yə-lər \

medical Definition of ocular

: of or relating to the eye
  • the ocular adnexa include the eyelids and the lacrimal glands

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ocular

noun

medical Definition of ocular



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