Definition of Irides

1. Noun. (plural of iris) (gloss part of the eye) ¹



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Definition of Irides

1. iris [n] - See also: iris

Medical Definition of Irides

1. Plural of iris. Origin: G. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irides

irian
irid
irid-
iridaceous
iridaceous plant
iridal
iridarsenite
iridate
iridates
irideal
iridectomies
iridectomy
iridencleisis
irideous
irideraemia
irides (current term)
iridesce
iridesced
iridescence
iridescences
iridescent
iridescent cloud
iridescent virus
iridescent ware
iridescently
iridesces
iridescing
iridesis
iridial
iridial part of retina

Literary usage of Irides

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"It is difficult to understand, on this hypothesis, how the fibres supplying the irides and ciliary muscles should have escaped. ..."

2. The Birds of Jamaica by Philip Henry Gosse, Richard Hill (1847)
"He mentions also, what I have not seen, that "the irides consist of, first, ... irides whitish, with a granulated appearance, reddish at the outer edge. ..."

3. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... ferruginous orange, the flanks tinged with bluish lilac, giving them a rich purple hue ; line from the bill to the eye reddish orange; irides and bill ..."

4. The American Sportsman: Containing Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting by Elisha Jarrett Lewis, George G. White (1863)
"Thigh. The upper and lower bills are called the superior and inferior maxilla, or upper and lower mandibles. Iris—irides.—The colored circle surrounding the ..."

5. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... orange, blue, and white; the naked parts of the body being dyed with brilliant colors; the legs blue or green; the irides blue, yellow, etc.; ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"It is difficult to understand, on this hypothesis, how the fibres supplying the irides and ciliary muscles should have escaped. ..."

7. The Birds of Jamaica by Philip Henry Gosse, Richard Hill (1847)
"He mentions also, what I have not seen, that "the irides consist of, first, ... irides whitish, with a granulated appearance, reddish at the outer edge. ..."

8. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... ferruginous orange, the flanks tinged with bluish lilac, giving them a rich purple hue ; line from the bill to the eye reddish orange; irides and bill ..."

9. The American Sportsman: Containing Hints to Sportsmen, Notes on Shooting by Elisha Jarrett Lewis, George G. White (1863)
"Thigh. The upper and lower bills are called the superior and inferior maxilla, or upper and lower mandibles. Iris—irides.—The colored circle surrounding the ..."

10. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... orange, blue, and white; the naked parts of the body being dyed with brilliant colors; the legs blue or green; the irides blue, yellow, etc.; ..."

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