retinula

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noun re·tin·u·la \ re-ˈtin-yə-lə \

Definition of retinula

plural retinulae play \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\ also retinulas
:the neural receptor of a single facet of an arthropod compound eye

retinular

play \-lər\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of retinula

New Latin, diminutive of Medieval Latin retina


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