Definition of Simple eye

1. Noun. An eye having a single lens.

Exact synonyms: Ocellus, Stemma
Generic synonyms: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Specialized synonyms: Ommatidium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simple Eye

simple absence
simple anchorage
simple anisocoria
simple beam
simple bone cyst
simple closed curve
simple closure
simple colour
simple conjunctivitis
simple connectedness
simple connectivity
simple crus of semicircular duct
simple diplopia
simple dislocation
simple epithelium
simple eye (current term)
simple fission
simple fraction
simple fracture
simple fruit
simple function
simple functions
simple future
simple glaucoma
simple goiter
simple goitre
simple harmonic motion
simple heterochromia
simple hyperopic astigmatism
simple hypertrophy

Literary usage of Simple eye

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1. Mores Catholici: Or, Ages of Faith by Kenelm Henry Digby (1894)
"You have a simple eye, who observe manual labor according to the rule; you have a simple eye, who, from uot living in the country, substitute other ..."

2. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"The simple eye of Insects seems to have originated from the simple metamorphosis of part of the integument, beneath which are placed the end organs of the ..."

3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"In the simple eye, which here forms the starting-point, we have an ocellus of specially simple structure. It has already been stated that the compound eye ..."

4. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"(b) A type of simple eye found in some Chilopoda, and in some Insect larvae (Dytiscus, etc. ... SECTION THROUGH THE simple eye OF A YOUNG DYTISCUS LARVA. ..."

5. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"(c) A type of simple eye found in the Arachnida, and apparently some Chilopoda, and forming the simple eyes of most Insects, which differs from type («) in ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"A description of the simple eye will be found in the article ANATOMY, vol. ip 777 tq. Optically, it consist) of a series of refractive media placed in front ..."

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