Synonyms

1. fibre-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fiberoptic
  • fibreoptic

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2. fiber-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fibreoptic
  • fibre-optic

3. chiasm

noun. an intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • chiasma
  • body structure
  • optic chiasm
  • optic chiasma
  • decussation
  • bodily structure
  • chiasma opticum

4. optic

noun. ['ˈɑːptɪk'] the organ of sight.

Synonyms

  • third eyelid
  • eye muscle
  • uveoscleral pathway
  • orb
  • cornea
  • sensory receptor
  • peeper
  • epicanthus
  • crystalline lens
  • sense organ
  • choroid
  • lid
  • arteria lacrimalis
  • sclerotic coat
  • ciliary artery
  • nictitating membrane
  • OD
  • vena lacrimalis
  • sclera
  • oculus dexter
  • simple eye
  • ciliary body
  • ocellus
  • visual system
  • eyelid
  • receptor
  • lacrimal apparatus
  • eyeball
  • stemma
  • pupillary sphincter
  • uvea
  • oculus sinister
  • OS
  • lens of the eye
  • central artery of the retina
  • eye
  • ocular muscle
  • naked eye
  • lacrimal vein
  • human face
  • epicanthic fold
  • conjunctiva
  • musculus sphincter pupillae
  • compound eye
  • face
  • lens
  • arteria centralis retinae
  • retina
  • lacrimal artery
  • aperture
  • canthus
  • choroid coat
  • palpebra
  • iris
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover
  • invisible

Etymology

  • opticus (Latin)
  • ὀπτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. optic

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪk'] of or relating to or resembling the eye.

Synonyms

  • ocular
  • optical

Antonyms

  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • opticus (Latin)
  • ὀπτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. optic

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪk'] relating to or using sight.

Synonyms

  • ocular
  • optical

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font

Etymology

  • opticus (Latin)
  • ὀπτικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word optic-chiasm


1. Noun Phrase
Some of the nerve signals from each eye are sent over to the other side of the brain at a part of the optic nerves called the optic chiasm.

2. Noun Phrase
If the nerve damage occurs between the optic chiasm and the brain, part of the visual field will be lost in both eyes.

3. Noun Phrase
The optic chiasm is a cross-shaped structure centrally located on the underside of the brain where the optic nerve fibers from each eye partially cross over to the corresponding optical tract on the other side of the brain.

4. Noun Phrase
Since the nerves split and cross sides at the optic chiasm, the area of visual loss will depend on the exact location of the damage.

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