Definition of anteocular in English:

anteocular

(also antocular)

adjective

Zoology
  • Situated in front of the eye; preocular.

noun

Zoology
  • An anteocular structure; especially = "preocular". Now rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. From ante- + -ocular.

Pronunciation

anteocular

/ˌantɪˈɒkjʊlə/