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ocular

 [ok´u-lar]
1. pertaining to the eye; called also ophthalmic and optic.

oc·u·lar

(ok'yū-lăr),
1. Synonym(s): ophthalmic
2. The eyepiece of a microscope, the lens or lenses at the observer end of a microscope, by means of which the image focused by the objective is viewed.
[L. oculus, eye]

ocular

/oc·u·lar/ (ok´u-lar)
1. of, pertaining to, or affecting the eye.

ocular

(ŏk′yə-lər)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the eye: ocular exercises; ocular muscles.
b. Resembling the eye in form or function: ocular spots; an ocular organ.
2. Of or relating to the sense of sight: an ocular aberration.
3. Seen by the eye; visual: ocular proof.
n.
The eyepiece of an optical instrument.

ocular

[ok′yələr]
Etymology: L, oculus, eye
1 adj, pertaining to the eye.
2 n, an eyepiece of an optic instrument.

ocular

adjective
(1) Pertaining to the eyeball.
(2) Ophthalmic.
 
noun Either of the two eyepieces on a binocular light microscope.

ocular

adjective
1. Pertaining to the eyeball.
2. Ophthalmic noun Either of the 2 eyepieces on a binocular LM. Cf Objective.

oc·u·lar

(ok'yū-lăr)
1. Synonym(s): ophthalmic.
2. The eyepiece of a microscope, the lens or lenses at the observer end of a microscope, by means of which the image focused by the objective is viewed.
[L. oculus, eye]

ocular

1. Pertaining to the eye.
2. The eyepiece of an optical device such as a microscope.

ocular 

1. See eyepiece.
2. Appertains to eye.

ocular

1. pertaining to the eye.
2. eyepiece (of a microscope).

ocular albinism
hypopigmentation of the iris.
ocular carcinoma
see carcinoma of skin.
extrinsic ocular muscles
see extraocular muscles. See also Table 13.1F.
ocular filariasis
ocular fornix
the fold formed by the reflection of the conjunctiva from the eyelid to the globe of the eye.
ocular globe
see eyeball.
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Onchocerciasis in the eye of a horse. By permission from Knottenbelt DC, Pascoe RR, Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Saunders, 2003
ocular implant
drug delivery devices placed on the cornea or in the conjunctival sac to provide constant release of medication to the eye. The devices may be dissolvable or non-dissolvable.
ocular lymphomatosis
ocular neurectoderm
ectoderm which gives rise to ocular tissues.
ocular osteosarcoma
see feline posttraumatic sarcoma.
ocular reflexes
see menace reflex, pupillary light reflex, corneal reflex, consensual light reflex.
ocular-skeletal dysplasia
combined ocular and skeletal defects found in Samoyeds and Labradors; ocular lesions include cataract and retinal detachment, the skeletal lesions include hip dysplasia, varus and valgus deformities, and many others.
ocular ultrasound
ultrasound examination of the eye is used to detect foreign bodies, intraocular masses, retinal detachment and asterid hyalitis. Especially useful when the cornea is opaque and ophthalmoscopic examination is impossible.

Patient discussion about ocular

Q. I have been having chronic pain in sinus area and behind my eyes, been to ENT who states it is not infection? I wake up with the pain and go to sleep in severe pain. Its all day and all night. Dr insists that its migraine related and allergy related. I have chronic postnasal drainage. It started 4 months ago when I moved into our new house. The pain makes me extremely fatigue and dizzy at times. I have been referred to the eye doctor, a headache specialist and an allergy specialist. Just recently I have had a CT scan and an MRI, as well as xrays of my sinus. Nothing other than a deviated septum and possible allergies from an ENT has been diagnosed. In the mean time I am waiting for the days to come when I can get into see these specialist. Anyone out there have any of the same symptoms?? Need help here. Soooooo sick of the pain.

A. i have chronic sinusitis and can really relate to what you describe. learned to live with the pain...but still, i use various ways to reduce inflammation in my sinuses, i heat the place up before going to sleep, try to avoid eating or drinking cold stuff.
another thing i do is i heat water (80c) then add a special oil i bought in a chinese medicine store , about 5 drops, and inhale the fumes. nettle tea can do wonders too.

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References in classic literature ?
The evidence that the house is haunted is of two kinds: the testimony of disinterested witnesses who have had ocular proof, and that of the house itself.
We were here told a fact, which I would not have credited, if I had not had partly ocular proof of it; namely, that, during the previous night hail as large as small apples, and extremely hard, had fallen with such violence, as to kill the greater number of the wild animals.
Confused, delirious with excitement and provincial longings, they tried to make ocular responses to the megaphonic ritual.
In torment he was helped by her to dress, and in torment he went forth from the house so that his world should have ocular evidence that the beating he had received did not keep him in bed.
Mr Tappertit smiled grimly at his comrade; and twisting out one more look--a kind of ocular screw--under the influence of which the blind man feigned to undergo great anguish and torture, bade him, in a softened tone, approach, and hold his peace.
He then asked Mrs Tickit how long a space of time she supposed there might have been between the two sets of ocular quiverings she had experienced?
Oh the varieties of dust for ocular use, offered in exchange for the gold dust of the Golden Dustman
Nathaniel Pipkin had ocular demonstration of the fact, that the rumours of old Lobbs's treasures were not exaggerated.
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