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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ok'yu-lar

Definition: The eyepiece of a microscope, the lens or lenses at the observer end of a microscope, by means of which the image focused by the objective is viewed.

Synonym(s): ophthalmic

[L. oculus, eye]

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