Eye is the organ of vision; in humans, it is a nearly spherical body consisting of three concentric coats; the outermost, fibrous, protective coat, made up of an opaque, white, posterior portion called the sclera and an anterior transparent part called the cornea; the middle, vascular, nutritive coat, made up of choroid, ciliary body, and iris; and the innermost, nervous coat called the retina; within, it contains the anterior and posterior chambers, filled with a clear fluid, the crystalline lens, and the gelatinous vitreous body.
dancing e.’s See opsoclonus.
fixating e. In strabismus, the eye that is directed toward the object of regard.
lazy e. See amblyopia.
pink e. See acute contagious conjunctivitis, under conjunctivitis.
shipyard e. See epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, under keratoconjunctivitis.
white of the e. The visible portion of the sclera.