eye-catching

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small motor nerve supplying the lateral rectus muscle of the eye abducens , abducens nerve , abducent , abducent nerve , nervus abducens , sixth cranial nerve
(physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye accommodation
absence of the pupil in an eye acorea
(physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light) adaptation
simple protein found in horny and cartilaginous tissues and in the lens of the eye albuminoid , scleroprotein
partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain amaurosis
eye-popping amazing , astonishing , exciting , thrilling , wonderful
(ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia ametropia
spiral galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda that is visible to the naked eye Andromeda galaxy
fish having a luminous organ beneath eye; of warm waters of the western Pacific and Puerto Rico anomalops , flashlight fish
sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye) anopia
general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC) Antigonus , Antigonus Cyclops , Monophthalmos
absence of the natural lens of the eye (usually resulting from the removal of cataracts) aphakia
fine-grained homogeneous rock (such as basalt) containing minerals undetectable by the naked eye aphanite
one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye arteria ciliaris , ciliary artery
artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead arteria lacrimalis , lacrimal artery
branch of the internal carotid artery that supplies the eye and neighboring structures arteria ophthalmica , ophthalmic artery
visual defect of unequal curvature of eye surface astigmatism
poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides atropine
(nautical) a short line with an eye at one end and a knot at the other; used to secure loose items on a ship becket
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