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crystalline lens

noun, Anatomy
1.
a doubly convex, transparent body in the eye, situated behind the iris, that focuses incident light on the retina.
Origin of crystalline lens
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for crystalline lens

crystalline lens

noun
1.
a biconvex transparent elastic structure in the eye situated behind the iris, serving to focus images on the retina
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