noun ret·i·no·phore \ˈretənəˌfō(ə)r\

Definition of retinophore



  1. :  one of a group of cells enclosing a crystalline cone in the distal portion of an ommatidium

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Origin and Etymology of retinophore

2retin- + -phore

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to cast off or become cast off

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