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Definition of "intraocular" [intraocular]

  • Situated or occurring within the eyeball: intraocular pressure. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intraocular" in a sentence
  • "A lens used to replace the natural lens after cataract surgery is called an intraocular lens or "IOL.""
  • "Glaucoma is commonly detected by measuring the pressure in the eye, also known as intraocular pressure (IOP)."
  • "It was once believed that the cause of most or all glaucoma was high pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure (IOP)."