Definition of Holoptic

1. having eyes meeting in front [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Holoptic

holophanerous
holophotal
holophote
holophotes
holophrasis
holophrastic
holophrastically
holophyte
holophytes
holophytic
holoplankton
holoplanktonic
holoprosencephalies
holoprosencephaly
holoprotein
holoptic (current term)
holorachischisis
holoreceptor
holoreceptors
holorhinal
holorhyme
holorhymes
holos
holoscopic eyepiece
holoside
holosiderite
holosiderites
holostean
holostei
holosteric

Literary usage of Holoptic

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"When the eyes of the two sides meet in a coadapted line of union the Insect is said to he " holoptic," and when the eyes are well separated " dichoptic. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"... never have a holoptic head, and hence the differentiation of the sexes in ... but there is never that broad contact which constitutes a holoptic head. ..."

3. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"Eyes in $ joined together (holoptic). The facets on the upper part of the eye are the larger. ... Eyes contiguous in $ (holoptic) remote in £ (dichoptic). ..."

4. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"President Osburn read a paper on " Sexual Dimorphism in Diptera," dwelling particularly on the differences in the form of the head and in the eyes, holoptic ..."

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