exocone

adjective
exo·​cone | \ ˈeksəˌkōn \

Definition of exocone

: having the crystalline cone replaced by an ingrowth of transparent cuticular material from the cornea used chiefly of insect eyes

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exo- + cone

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“Exocone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exocone. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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