from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The lens of an eye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the capsular lenslike body in the eye, serving to focus the rays of light. It consists of rodlike cells derived from the external embryonic epithelium.
- n. See Eye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
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