retinula

noun re·tin·u·la \ re-ˈtin-yə-lə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of retinula

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

retinular

play \re-ˈtin-yə-lər\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of retinula

New Latin, diminutive of Medieval Latin retina


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