preocular

ocular

[ok-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or for the eyes: ocular movements.
2.
of the nature of an eye: an ocular organ.
3.
performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight.
noun
4.
Optics. eyepiece.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin oculāris, equivalent to ocul(us) eye + -āris -ar1

ocularly, adverb
preocular, adjective
subocular, adjective
subocularly, adverb
superocular, adjective
superocularly, adverb
transocular, adjective
unocular, adjective
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ocular (ˈɒkjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the eye
 
n
2.  another name for eyepiece
 
[C16: from Latin oculāris from oculus eye]
 
'ocularly
 
adv

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ocular
c.1500, from L. ocularis "of the eyes," from oculus "eye," from PIE base *oqw- "to see" (cf. Goth. augo, O.E. eage "eye;" see eye).
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ocular oc·u·lar (ŏk'yə-lər)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the eye or the sense of sight.

  2. Resembling the eye in form or function.

n.
The eyepiece of a microscope.
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ocular   (ŏk'yə-lər)  Pronunciation Key 
Adjective   Of or relating to the eye or the sense of vision.

Noun   The eyepiece of a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument.
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