a doubly convex, transparent body in the eye, situated behind the iris, that focuses incident light on the retina.
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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Origin of crystalline lens
First recorded in 1785–95
Words nearby crystalline lens
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British Dictionary definitions for crystalline lens
a biconvex transparent elastic structure in the eye situated behind the iris, serving to focus images on the retina
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