Definition of Lenticular

1. Adjective. Convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil.

Exact synonyms: Biconvex, Convexo-convex, Lentiform
Similar to: Bulging, Convex

Definition of Lenticular

1. a. Resembling a lentil in size or form; having the form of a double-convex lens.

Definition of Lenticular

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a lens. ¹

2. Adjective. Shaped like a biconvex lens. ¹

3. Adjective. Relating to a lenticular image. ¹

4. Noun. A lenticular image. ¹

5. Noun. A lenticular galaxy. ¹

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Definition of Lenticular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Lenticular

1. 1. Pertaining to or shaped like a lens. 2. Pertaining to the crystalline lens of the eye. 3. Pertaining to the lenticular nucleus. Origin: L. Lenticularis This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lenticular

lente insulin
lenten rose
lenticular (current term)
lenticular ansa
lenticular apophysis
lenticular astigmatism
lenticular bone
lenticular capsule
lenticular cloud
lenticular clouds
lenticular colony
lenticular fasciculus
lenticular fossa
lenticular galaxies
lenticular galaxy
lenticular ganglion
lenticular image

Literary usage of Lenticular

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"Dejerine says the symptom-complex of Wilson's disease has occurred without lesions of the lenticular nucleus. He is unwilling to attribute any positive ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"Different kinds of cataract are accordingly recognized, viz., lenticular, capsular, and cápsula-lenticular. The distinction of these different kinds of ..."

3. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"Cápsula-lenticular Cataract.—The cápsula-lenticular is a very frequent form of the complaint. Partial capsular opacity is frequently combined with firm ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"... all that was said to him, but was not always able to find words to answer. Fig. 8. A hemorrhagic cyst is present in the left lenticular nucleus. ..."

5. Geology of Wisconsin: Survey of 1873-1879 by Wisconsin Chief Geologist (1883)
"There are two varieties of lenticular aggregation. ... In the other, the lenticular masses are original deposits, and the beds above and below bend around ..."

6. Outlines of the Pathology and Treatment of Syphilis and Allied Venereal Diseases by Hermann Zeissl, Maximilian von Zeissl (1886)
"On the anterior surface of the upper extremity, the lenticular papules are ... In the face the lenticular papule is equally rare; and when seen here it is ..."

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