eye diameter
the greatest distance in a straight line across the cornea between the borders of the cartilaginous eye-ball. Often misapplied to orbit diameter, q.v

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • eye, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  specialized sense organ capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain. Anatomy of the visual apparatus Structures auxiliary to the eye The orbit       The eye is protected from mechanical injury… …   Universalium

  • Eye — For other uses, see Eye (disambiguation), Ocular (disambiguation), Ocular, and Oculus. For taxon specific articles, see human eye, simple eye in invertebrates, mollusc eye, and arthropod eye. Eye …   Wikipedia

  • Eye (cyclone) — Part of a series on Tropical cyclones …   Wikipedia

  • Eye splice — The eye splice is the best method of creating a permanent loop in the end of multi stranded rope by means of rope splicing. The ends of the rope are tucked (plaited) back into the standing end to form the loop. Originally this splice was… …   Wikipedia

  • eye of the storm/cyclone — The center of a cyclone where winds are calm and the sky is comparatively clear. This is an area where there is no rising air but descending currents may be present. The eye averages 14 miles in diameter, with no precipitation, very light winds,… …   Aviation dictionary

  • eye — i. The portion of a centrifugal compressor through which fluid enters. ii. The center of a cyclone where calm prevails. This is an area where there is no rising air but descending currents may be present. The eye averages 14 mi in diameter, with… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Mammalian eye — Eye Schematic diagram of the human eye …   Wikipedia

  • Accommodation (eye) — Accommodation is the process by which the increases optical power to maintain a clear image (focus) on an object as it draws near the eye. The young human eye can change focus from distance to 7 cm from the eye in 350 milliseconds. This dramatic… …   Wikipedia

  • Hawk-Eye — is a computer system used in cricket, tennis and other sports to visually track the path of the ball and display a record of its actual path as graphic image. In some sports, like tennis, it is now part of the adjudication process. It is also… …   Wikipedia

  • Simple eye in invertebrates — For eye like markings, see eyespot (mimicry). Ocellus redirects here. For the Celtic god, see Ocelus. Head of Polistes A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit[1] …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”