dominant eye


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dom·i·nant eye

the eye that is customarily used for monocular tasks.
Synonym(s): master eye

dominant eye

[dom′inənt]
the eye that is customarily used for monocular tasks. It may or may not be related to hand preference.

dom·i·nant eye

(dom'i-nănt ī)
The eye that is customarily used for monocular tasks.

inheritance

The acquisition of traits, characteristics and disorders from parents to their children by transmission of genetic information. Genes come in pairs: one originating from the father, the other from the mother. If an individual presents only the hereditary characteristics determined by one gene of the pair on an autosomal chromosome, that gene is called dominant. Conditions caused by such genes are said to show autosomal dominant inheritance. For instance, for a rare autosomal dominant disease, if one parent is affected, then on average about 50% of their children will also be affected, irrespective of the children's sex. Examples: Marfan's syndrome, congenital stationary night blindness, neurofibromatosis 1 and 2, von Hippel-Lindau disease. If the individual does not present the hereditary characteristics unless both genes in a pair are of the same type, then the gene is called recessive. Conditions caused by such genes are said to show autosomal recessive inheritance. For a rare autosomal recessive disease, if a child is affected, then on average about 25% of their siblings will also be affected, irrespective of their sex. Examples: Laurence-Moon-Biedl syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, oculocutaneous albinism, galactokinase deficiency.Thirdly, inheritance may be controlled by genes on one of the sex chromosomes, most often the X chromosome. A recessive mutation on the single X chromosome carried by a male will cause a disease, whereas in the female, a recessive X chromosome mutation would have to be carried on both of her X chromosomes. Therefore in X-linked recessive inheritance (sex-linked recessive inheritance) males are affected more often than females. Examples: colour blindness, ocular albinism, choroideremia. A fourth type of inheritance considered in ophthalmic practice is mitochondrial (maternal) inheritance in which the inheritance of a trait encoded in the mitochondrial DNA is transmitted through the female line (mother to son or mother to daughter). Examples: Leber's hereditary optic atrophy; Kearns-Sayre syndrome. See acquired; chromosome; defective colour vision; gene; hereditary.
Table I5 Divisions of the infrared spectrum
IR-A (near)780-1400 nm
IR-B (middle)1400-3000 nm
IR-C (far)3000-1 000 000 nm
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According to these studies, the dominant eye and hand are not necessarily at the same side (i.
The dominant eye was classified as that eye for which the participant reported that the finger and post remained the most aligned when the opposite eye was closed.
The simplest correction for cross dominance or central vision is to place a small square of translucent tape on your shooting glasses so that the pupil of the dominant eye is blocked when you mount your shotgun.
The first activity can identify which is their more dominant eye.
If the camera is photographing through the same objective as the dominant eye, there will be only minor differences in composition between the stereo view and the monocular camera photograph.
Rogers will tell such shooters to bring the gun on the draw directly under the dominant eye as the weapon is coming up, not to the center line of the torso.
At the next barrel, officers were allowed to set the bucket down momentarily--but only to swap out the shooting glasses they were wearing with a pair that had the dominant eye lens covered in tape.
For this to work, a high anchor point is best, because it moves the arrow up in front of your dominant eye.
What they do is take the prescription for your reading glasses to create what they call an "almost lens," an inverted bifocal section--a rectangular area--located in the top part of the main lens where it enables your dominant eye to acquire the sights with razor-sharp clarity, while you still remain in distance focus on the target through the lower, larger section.
Shooting with both eyes open has some advantages, but unless you have a very strong dominant eye, you will see two sets of pins while aiming using this style.