Definition of crystalline lens in English:

crystalline lens

Syllabification: crys·tal·line lens

noun

  • The transparent elastic structure behind the iris by which light is focused onto the retina of the eye.
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    • The cornea, iris, and crystalline lens work together to focus light onto the retina.
    • The cornea and the crystalline lens refract light that enters the eye.
    • The most serious injuries involve the cornea and the internal crystalline lens, leading to corneal scars and cataract.

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