Retinophora
Retinophora Ret`i*noph"o*ra, n.; pl. {Retiniphor[ae]}. [NL., fr. NL. & E. retina + Gr. fe`rein to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) One of group of two to four united cells which occupy the axial part of the ocelli, or ommatidia, of the eyes of invertebrates, and contain the terminal nerve fibrill[ae]. See Illust. under {Ommatidium}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Retiniphorae — Retinophora Ret i*noph o*ra, n.; pl. {Retiniphor[ae]}. [NL., fr. NL. & E. retina + Gr. fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of group of two to four united cells which occupy the axial part of the ocelli, or ommatidia, of the eyes of invertebrates,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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