eucone

adjective
eu·​cone | \ ˈyüˌkōn \
variants: or less commonly euconic \ (ˈ)yü¦känik \

Definition of eucone

: having fully developed crystalline cones in the ommatidia used of the eyes of insects and crustaceans — compare acone, exocone, pseudocone

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History and Etymology for eucone

eucone International Scientific Vocabulary eu- + cone; euconic from eucone + -ic

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“Eucone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eucone. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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