lateral aberration

n.

The distance between the paraxial focus of central rays on the optic axis in spherical aberration.

Nearby words

  1. later,
  2. later han,
  3. later on,
  4. laterad,
  5. lateral,
  6. lateral ampullar nerve,
  7. lateral bud,
  8. lateral canal,
  9. lateral cartilage of nose,
  10. lateral cerebral sulcus


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