Adjective "ocular" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Of or connected with the eyes or vision.
  1. 'Patients with suspected ocular disease should be referred to an ophthalmologist for a full dilated ocular examination.'
  2. 'A high index of suspicion can preserve vision and prevent further ocular complications.'
  3. 'In one uncontrolled series, 12% of women developed ocular toxicity, some of them within a few months of starting treatment.'


  1. 'We determined DNA migration with an Olympus BMX60 microscope with a fluorescent beam source, measuring with a scaled ocular.'
  2. 'Thoughtfully this model features attached objective lens covers and a cover for the oculars.'
  3. 'She crossed her arms and stared into my eyes with those azure oculars.'
  4. 'After several attempts to adjust the ocular, I saw a bright disc about the size of a moon but this was only because the scope was out of focus.'
  5. 'The scout shouldered his Necrorifle, ducked behind a bush and handed his field ocular to his commanding officer.'


1. of, relating to, or for the eyes: ocular movements.

2. of the nature of an eye: an ocular organ.

3. performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight. noun

4. Optics. eyepiece.

More examples(as adjective)

"sciences can be ocular."

"grids can be ocular."

"deliveries can be ocular."

"dominances can be ocular."

"shares can be ocular."

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Late 16th century: from late Latin ocularis, from Latin oculus ‘eye’.