Definition of rhabdom
: one of the minute rodlike structures in the retinulae in the compound eyes of arthropods
Variants of rhabdom
Origin of rhabdom
New Latin, from Late Greek rhabdōma bundle of rods, from Greek rhabdos rod
First Known Use: 1878
Rhymes with rhabdom
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