Definition of Oculus sinister
1. Noun. The left eye.
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1. A Text-book on diseases of the eye by Henry Drury Noyes (1894)
"LTF, left temporal half-field; RUF, right nasal half-field; OS, oculus sinister; OD, oculus dexter; JV. T., nasal and temporal halves of the ..."
2. Refraction of the Human Eye and Methods of Estimating the Refraction by James Thorington (1916)
"The left eye is also indicated in one of three ways: L, Lt, or OS, the last from the Latin for left eye, oculus sinister. . A prescription may call for any ..."
3. Oculo-refractive Cyclopedia and Dictionary by Thomas George Atkinson (1921)
"Speaking simply, an absence of squint. OD An abbreviation for the right eye (Oculus dexter). OS An abbreviation for the left eye (oculus sinister). ..."
4. General Physics and Its Application to Industry and Everyday Life by Ervin Sidney Ferry (1921)
"... the left eye (oculus sinister) a positive spherical lens of 2.00 diopters." Again, 0. ZX + 3.50D. cy. ax. 45° 0. S. + 2.25 D. cy. ax. ..."
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