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Definitions of EYE
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- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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The organ of vision, properly the globe or ball movable in the orbit; the power of vision; sight; view; countenance; face; regard; observation; watch; anything resembling the eye in form; a small hole or aperture; a small catch for a hook; a loop or ring for fastening the rigging of ships; the bud of a plant; tinge; oversight; inspection; the centre of a part.
To appear. The eye of a dome, the horizontal aperture on its summit, usually covered with a lantern. The eye of a pediment, a circular window in its centre. The eye of a volute, the circle at the centre, from the circumference of which the spiral line commences The eyes of a ship, the parts which lie near the hawseholes, particularly in the lower apartments. To set the eyes on, to see; to have a sight of. To find favour in the eyes, to be graciously received and treated.
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By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
The eye is the immediate organ of vision. It is seated in the orbit, while its dependencies, called by Haller Tutamina Oculi, occupy the circumference of the cavity, and are composed of the eyebrows, the eyelids, cilia, glands of Meibomius, &c. The Ball, Globe, or Bulb of the Eye, Bulbus Oculi, is covered anteriorly by the tunica conjunctiva; is moved by six muscles, four straight, two oblique, and is constituted of membranes, as the sclerotic, cornea, choroid, tunics Jacobi, retina, iris, hyaloid, and, in the foetus, the membrana pupillaris; and of fluids, called Humours, or Media,-the aqueous, crystalline, and vitreous. The eyeball is invested with a membranous tunic which separates it from the other structures of the orbit, and forms a smooth, hollow surface, by which its motions are facilitated. This investment has been called cellular capsule of the eye, ocular capsule, tunica vaginalis oculi, vaginal coat, and submusicular fascia of the eye. The vessels of the eye proceed from the ophthalmic artery. The nerves, except the optic, are chiefly furnished from the ophthalmic ganglion. The following are the dimensions, &c., of the organ, on the authority of Petit, Young, Gordon.
By Robley Dunglison
The organ of vision, situated in the orbit. It consists of the eyeball, bulb or globe of the eye, the prolongation of the optic nerves, and the six extrinsic muscles, four straight and two oblique. It is a spherical body, and consists of three tunics; 1st. cornea and sclera; 2d. iris, ciliary processes, and choroid; 3d. retina. Within these tunics are contained three refracting media, the aqueous humor, lens and capsule, and vitreous humor. The cornea and sclera are fibrous in structure and form the outer coat; the middle coat, formed of iris, ciliary processes, and choroid, is mainly a muscular, vascular, and pigmented coat, while the retina is mainly a nervous structure, being an expansion of the optic nerve fibers [B. N. A]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
n. [Anglo-Saxon] The organ of sight or vision;â€”sight; view; perception; â€” position of the organ of vision; face; front; presence; â€”appearance of the organ of vision; look; countenance;â€”act of seeing; observation; inspection; notice; â€” power of seeing; extent, range, or delicacy of vision; â€”mental view; estimate; judgment; â€” the small hole in the end of a needle; â€” a catch for a hook; the spots on a feather, as of a peacock; â€” the bud or sprout of a plant or root;â€”the centre of a target; â€” that part of a loop or stay by which it is attached to, or suspended from, any thing; â€” that which resembles the organ of sight in relative importance or beauty.
By Thomas Sheridan
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