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third eye

n.
2. Hinduism & Buddhism A point on the forehead corresponding to one of the chakras in yoga, often depicted as an eye and associated with enlightenment or mystical insight.
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third eye

n
(Anatomy) the pineal gland, believed by some people to be the source of spiritual insight
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Noun1.third eye - a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptilesthird eye - a sensory structure capable of light reception located on the dorsal side of the diencephalon in various reptiles
sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor - an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
betweenbrain, diencephalon, interbrain, thalmencephalon - the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
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