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Words nearby oculo-
WORDS THAT USE OCULO-
What does oculo- mean?
Oculo- comes from the Latin oculus, meaning “eye.” See more about oculus at our entry for the word. The Greek word for “eye” is ophthalmós, source of the combining form ophthalmo-. Related to ophthalmós is ṓps, Greek for “eye” or “face,” and source of such combining forms as -opia, -opsia, and opto-.
What are variants of oculo-?
Examples of oculo-
One example of a medical term that features the combining form oculo- is oculomotor, “moving or tending to move the eyeball,” as in oculomotor muscles.
We know that oculo- means “eye.” The –motor part of the word has a specific meaning in medical terms: it means “causing or producing motion,” especially used of nerves and muscles. So, oculomotor has a literal sense of “making the eye move.”
What are some words that use the combining form oculo-?
- oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia
- oculocerebrorenal syndrome
- oculodermal melanosis
What are some other forms that oculo- may be commonly confused with?
How to use oculo- in a sentence
Consequently, a unilateral accommodation paresis is almost invariably associated with pareses of some of the oculo-motor muscles.
Paralysis of oculo-motor nerves is thus a common cause of defects of association in the movements of the double eye.
Item ad idem, Matthi quinto: Dictum est antiquis: Oculum pro oculo etc.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I|Henry Charles Lea
Ptosis and lateral squint, with a fixed and dilated pupil, indicates pressure on the oculo-motor nerve of the same side.
Julius Placentinus: de oculo etauditude oculo et visioneFabricius Aquapendente.Brief Lives (Vol. 1 of 2)|John Aubrey