optical axis

noun

Medical Definition of optical axis

: a straight line perpendicular to the front of the cornea of the eye and extending through the center of the pupil

called also optic axis

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“Optical axis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/optical%20axis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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