OPTICAL AXIS By N., Sam M.S. - 4 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 VISUAL DEFECTS Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development OBJECTIVE COLOR CIRCLE Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams PARAMNESIA ESTHETICS Developing a Case Study PURKINJC-SANSON IMAGES JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OPTICAL AXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/optical-axis/ (accessed July 4, 2022).