Synonyms

1. fibre-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fiberoptic
  • fibreoptic

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Words that Rhyme with Optic Nerve

  • underserve
  • preserve
  • conserve
  • reserve
  • observe
  • hors-d-oeuvre
  • deserve
  • unnerve
  • swerve
  • zurve
  • verve
  • serve
  • serv
  • mirv
  • merv
  • herve
  • d'oeuvre
  • curve
  • oeuvre
  • irve
  • irv

Example sentences of the word optic-nerve


1. Noun Phrase
Ophthalmic GME affects the eye and optic nerve.

2. Noun Phrase
Untreated, glaucoma can cause lasting damage to the optic nerve, leading to blindness.

3. Noun Phrase
Intensive medical treatment can help reduce the risk for permanent optic nerve damage caused by thyroid eye disease.

4. Noun Phrase
Both of these factors can cause the optic nerve to become damaged.

2. fiber-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fibreoptic
  • fibre-optic

3. nerve-racking

adjective. ['ˌnɝːvˈrækɪŋ'] extremely irritating to the nerves.

Synonyms

  • nerve-wracking
  • disagreeable
  • trying

Antonyms

  • congenial
  • good-natured
  • easy
  • consonant

4. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.

Synonyms

  • afferent
  • nervus radialis
  • ulnar nerve
  • nervus spinalis
  • motor nerve
  • afferent nerve
  • cranial nerve
  • sciatic nerve
  • nervus saphenus
  • cubital nerve
  • depressor
  • splanchnic nerve
  • efferent nerve
  • sensory nerve
  • nervus ulnaris
  • nervus
  • nerve fibre
  • musculospiral nerve
  • fascicle
  • saphenous nerve
  • radial nerve
  • nerve fiber
  • depressor nerve
  • fibre bundle
  • nervus ischiadicus
  • spinal nerve
  • radicle
  • synapse
  • fiber bundle
  • fasciculus

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

5. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] the courage to carry on.

Synonyms

  • braveness
  • courageousness
  • bravery
  • mettle
  • spunk
  • heart

Antonyms

  • fear
  • timidity
  • agreeableness
  • fixed-width font

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. nerve

verb. ['ˈnɝːv'] get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • steel
  • brace

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • timid

10. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • efferent
  • faintheartedness
  • cowardly
  • fearfulness
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