anterior focal point

n.

The point where light rays starting parallel from the retina become focused.

Nearby words

  1. anterior column of spinal cord,
  2. anterior condyloid foramen,
  3. anterior embryotoxon,
  4. anterior ethmoidal nerve,
  5. anterior facial vein,
  6. anterior funiculus,
  7. anterior horn,
  8. anterior intercostal vein,
  9. anterior interosseous nerve,
  10. anterior jugular vein


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