Definition of Entoptic

1. a. Relating to objects situated within the eye; esp., relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye.



Definition of Entoptic

1. Adjective. (medical) Located within the eyeball. ¹

2. Adjective. (medical) Of or relating to visual phenomena caused by objects within the eye, or the objects themselves. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entoptic

1. within the eyeball [adj]

Medical Definition of Entoptic

1. Relating to objects situated within the eye; especially, relating to the perception of objects in one's own eye. (30 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entoptic

entoparasite
entoperipheral
entophyte
entophytes
entophytic
entopic
entopic graphomania
entopic pregnancy
entoplasm
entoplastic
entoplastra
entoplastron
entoproct
entoprocta
entoprocts
entoptic (current term)
entoptic pulse
entoretina
entorganism
entorhinal
entorhinal area
entorhinal cortex
entorhinal cortexes
entorhinal cortices
entosarc
entosterna
entosternum
entosthoblast
entosthoblasts
entothorax

Literary usage of Entoptic

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1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"entoptic phenomena. The various media of the eye are not uniformly transparent; the rays of light in passing through them undergo local absorption and ..."

2. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"... to retinal images and so to visual sensations ; but in these cases the cause lies outside the eye and the result can hardly be spoken of as entoptic. ..."

3. The Eye: Its Refraction and Diseases by Edward Engler Gibbons (1904)
"Listing called the examination of objects upon the interior of our own eyes entoptic observation. If a clear sky is looked at through a pinhole in a card ..."

4. The Physiology of the Senses by John Gray M'Kendrick, William Snodgrass (1907)
"entoptic Phenomena.—In describing the effects of refraction on the rays passing through the eye, we have hitherto spoken as if the transmitting media were ..."

5. A Text-book of Animal Physiology: With Introductory Chapters on General by Wesley Mills (1889)
"entoptic Phenomena.—Opaque bodies in any of the media of the eye may cast shadows on the retina. When movable, as they often are in the vitreous humor, ..."

6. Principles of Microscopy: Being a Handbook to the Microscope by Almroth Wright (1906)
"... closing limb of the eye lens and eye vista—Quality of the terminal image, and on the superimposition upon this of an entoptic picture. 1. Introductory. ..."

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