intraocular

[in-truh-ok-yuh-ler]

adjective

located or occurring within or administered through the eye.

Nearby words

  1. intransigent,
  2. intransitive,
  3. intransitive verb,
  4. intrant,
  5. intranuclear,
  6. intraocular lens,
  7. intraocular pressure,
  8. intraocular tension,
  9. intraoral,
  10. intraoral anesthesia

Origin of intraocular

First recorded in 1820–30; intra- + ocular

Related formsin·tra·oc·u·lar·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for intraocular

intraocular

adjective

anatomy within an eyeball
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Word Origin and History for intraocular

intraocular

adj.

1826, from intra- + ocular.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for intraocular

intraocular

[ĭn′trə-ŏkyə-lər]

adj.

Within the eyeball.

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