shell eye

noun

Definition of shell eye

: any of numerous pigmented spots in the shell of chitons that are sensitive to light and to disturbances in the water and that sometimes develop a retina

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“Shell eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shell%20eye. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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