Purkinje's figure

noun
variants: or Purkinje figure

Definition of Purkinje's figure

: any of the shadowy figures of the network of retinal vessels that may be made visible in one's own eye (as by light from a pinhole close to the eye)

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“Purkinje's figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Purkinje%27s%20figure. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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