OPTICAL AXIS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a abstract line which passes by way of the core of an optical system. In the circumstance of the eye, it passes by way of both the lens and the cornea. OPTICAL AXIS: "The optical axis is hypothetical and does not actually exist in physical form." Related Psychology Terms OBJECTIVE PURKINJC-SANSON IMAGES FORM DISTORTION FORESHORTENING FOCAL LENGTH VISUAL SYSTEM FOCUSING MECHANISM FOCUSING POWER CONSTRUCTIVISM CONGENITAL VISUAL AGNOSIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPTICAL AXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/optical-axis/ (accessed October 18, 2021).