Definition of Third eye

1. Noun. A sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles.

Exact synonyms: Pineal Eye
Generic synonyms: Receptor, Sense Organ, Sensory Receptor
Group relationships: Betweenbrain, Diencephalon, Interbrain, Thalmencephalon



Definition of Third eye

1. Noun. A personal source of psychic visions and clairvoyance according to certain New Age beliefs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Third Eye

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third estate
third eye (current term)
third eyelid
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Literary usage of Third eye

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1. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1893)
"What is the meaning of this strange and weird statement in Shloka 42, concerning the third eye of the Third Race which had died and acted no longer? ..."

2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"But the " third eye " "embraces ETERNITY." 592. But in a very different manner to that pictured by Haeckel as an "evolution by natural selection in the ..."

3. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by John Bell, Charles Bell (1829)
"As the third eye-lid is moved by an apparatus which cannot squeeze the mucous gland at the same time that the eye-lid is moved, as in quadrupeds, ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1824)
"The third eye-lid in quadrupeds is a thin cartilage, the posterior part of which is attached to an elastic body, which is lodged in a division or depression ..."

5. Materials for the Study of Variation: Treated with Especial Regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"This third eye is round-oblong in shape. It is separated from the large eye ... Calathus fuscus : having a third eye. On the left side of the vertex was ..."

6. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"On the vertex of the margin of the right eye and abutting against it is a small third eye. This third eye is round-oblong in shape. ..."

7. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"Its well-developed third eye is situated in the top of its head, and can be easily seen through the modified and transparent scale which serves it as a ..."

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