Ocular (scale)
"Circumorbital" redirects here. This may also refer to the area surrounding the eye sockets in other animals.
In scaled reptiles, the ocular scales are those forming the margin of the eye. The name originates from the term oculus which is Latin for "eye" and, in the broadest sense, refers to a scale associated with the eye. The numbers of these scales present, and sometimes the shapes and sizes, are some of many characteristics used to differentiate species from one another.
Prefixes are usually included to indicate the positions or locations of the individual scales:
- Preocular scales, or preoculars, are those lying directly in front of and in contact with the eye.
- Postocular scales, or postoculars, are those lying directly behind and in contact with the eye.
- Supraocular scales, or supraoculars, are enlarged scales on the crown immediately above the eye.
- Subocular scales, or suboculars, are those lying directly below and in contact with the eye.
Collectively these scales are referred to as circumorbital scales, circumorbitals, or a circumorbital ring.
Occasionally, the term ocular scale is used without a prefix, in which case it specifically refers to the brille, also known as the spectacle or eyecap. This is a transparent scale that covers and protects the eye. It is formed in embryonic snakes when the transparent upper and lower eyelids fuse together. Once hatched, a snake does not possess eyelids and the brille carries out some of these functions.

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Ocular scales - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Circumorbital" redirects here. This may also refer to the area surrounding the eye sockets in other animals. In scaled reptiles, the ocular scales are those ...
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Measuring with the microscope - Rice University
Identify the ocular micrometer. A typical scale consists of 50 - 100 divisions. You may have to adjust the focus of your eyepiece in order to make the scale as ...
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What is the definition of ocular scale? - Tooling University
A scale built into a microscope that makes it possible to view ...
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Calibration | ocular micrometer | stage micrometer
Magnified object (by objective lens) is imaged on an ocular micrometer, enabling you to see the sample object and the scale at the same time. By knowing the ...
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Exercise 1.3 - Measurements: Ocular and Stage Micrometers
To measure an object seen in a microscope, an ocular micrometer serves as a scale or rule. This is simply a disc of glass upon which equally spaced divisions ...
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Ocular micrometer i. use of the ocular micrometer - Doctor Fungus
CALIBRATION OF THE OCULAR MICROMETER: Ocular micrometers are calibrated by comparing the ocular micrometer scale with a calibrated stage.
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Ora Calibra™ Ocular Redness scales are precisely calibrated to provide confidence in study results. These advanced redness scales have been employed ...
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RosaceaNet Spotlight Article What is ocular rosacea? Rosacea can affect more than your skin. It can affect your eyes. When rosacea develops in the eyes, it is ...
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Eyes are organs that detect light and convert it into electro-chemical impulses in neurons. The simplest photoreceptor cells in conscious vision connect light to ...
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Measuring with the microscope - Rice University
Any ocular scale must be calibrated, using a device called a stage micrometer. A stage micrometer is simply a microscope slide with a scale etched on the ...
Ocular Motor System (Section 3, Chapter 7) Neuroscience Online ...
The visual system provides afferent input to ocular motor circuits that use visual stimuli to initiate and guide the motor responses. Neuromuscular systems control ...
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Measurement of ocular surface irritation on a linear interval scale with the ... of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom.
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Many ocular conditions can present with varying amounts of pain (Table 1). ... Often a scale of 0 to 10 is asked by the optometrist to help them understand the ...
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This Case Study describes a millimeter scale Intra Ocular Pressure Sensor used to ... Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
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Feb 10, 2013 ... Ocular drug delivery system. ... E marketing 680 views Like Liked; Laszlo Prokai, PhD - University of North Texas 895 views Like ...
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Ocular Surface - The University of Nottingham
We aim to prevent ocular surface-blindness, which is can be avoidable but has devastating consequences to the patient and healthcare system, by combating ...
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This new grading system provides a more objective method for evaluating SJS patients and may be adapted for use in other cicatricial ocular surface diseases.
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Pervasive Ocular Tremor in Patients With Parkinson Disease FREE ... The mean tremor subscore of the Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale was 2.2 (SD, ...
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Biological Electron Microscopy: Theory, Techniques, and ...
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Calibration of an Ocular Scale for Measuring Objects Being Viewed Live. Place a stage micrometer on the microscope stage and insert a micrometer scale ( available from scientific supply houses) into the proper location for the specific ocular ...
Fundamentals Of Histology
Fundamentals Of Histology
G. P. Verma, 2001
Measurements are made with one stage micrometer and one ocular micrometer. The stage micrometer is a glass slide having an etched scale on its centre. The scale is 1 mm divisible into 10 major divisions, each (0.lmm) of which is further ...
The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration
The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration
Elaine R. S. Hodges, 2003
CALIBRATING MICROMETERS* Eyepiece Scale Value Method: fhts method should be used if the value of the eyepiece micrometer scale is not known. Looking through the microscope, determine the number of divisions in the ocular  ...
Microbiology
Microbiology
G. Archunan, 2004
This ocular micrometer consists of a disc of glass with a scale engraved on it. Unscrew the top lens of the ocular and place the disc (so that the number on it can be read) on the stop or diaphragm present in the eyepiece, moving the stop up or ...
Quality Control Methods for Medicinal Plant Materials
Quality Control Methods for Medicinal Plant Materials
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Measurement of specimens Equipment Use a microscope with an ocular micrometer to measure the size of small objects. The scales should be calibrated using a stage micrometer, consisting of a glass slide of usual size, upon which a scale ...
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Ocular (scale)
The Differences Between Light/compound And Electron Microscopes Microscope Ocular Scale | Microscope Blog
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Measurement of Ocular Surface Irritation on a Linear Interval Scale with the Ocular Comfort Index
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Ocular Risk Factors for Exudative AMD: A Novel Semiautomated Grading System
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Validation of Measurement Scales in Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease
Ophthalmology, Volume 119, Issue 3, Pages 487-493, March 2012, Authors:Yoshihiro Inamoto, MD; Xiaoyu Chai, MS; Brenda F. Kurland, PhD; Corey Cutler, MD, MPH; Mary E.D. Flowers, MD; Jeanne M. Palmer, MD; Paul A. Carpenter, MD; Mary J. Heffernan, ARNP; David Jacobsohn, MD; Madan H. Jagasia, MD; Joseph Pidala, MD; Nandita Khera, MD; Georgia B. Vogelsang, MD; Daniel Weisdorf, MD; Paul J. Martin, MD; Steven Z. Pavletic, MD; Stephanie J. Lee, MD, MPH; Chronic GVHD Consortium
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CABINET // The Scale and the Spectrum
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e-Pathology: Measurement with the Light Microscope
Your microscope may be equipped with a scale (called a reticule) that is built into one eyepiece. The reticule can be used to measure any planar dimension in a microscope field since the ocular can be turned in any direction and the object of interest can be repositioned with the stage manipulators.
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