adjective see ommatidium

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  • ommatidial — See ommatidium. * * * …   Universalium

  • ommatidial — adjective Of or pertaining to the ommatidia …   Wiktionary

  • ommatidial — om·ma·tid·i·al …   English syllables

  • ommatidial — |ämə|tidēəl adjective Etymology: ommatidium + al : of, relating to, or having ommatidia …   Useful english dictionary

  • ommatidium — ommatidial, adj. /om euh tid ee euhm/, n., pl. ommatidia / tid ee euh/. Zool. one of the radial elements composing a compound eye. [1880 85; < NL < Gk ommat (s. of ómma eye) + NL idium IDIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • photoreception — photoreceptive, adj. /foh toh ri sep sheuhn/, n. the physiological perception of light. [1905 10; PHOTO + RECEPTION] * * * Biological responses to stimulation by light, most often referring to the mechanism of vision. In one celled organisms such …   Universalium

  • ommatidium — noun (plural ommatidia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ommat , omma eye; akin to Greek ōps eye more at eye Date: 1884 one of the elements corresponding to a small simple eye that make up the compound eye of an arthropod • ommatidial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Eye — For other uses, see Eye (disambiguation), Ocular (disambiguation), Ocular, and Oculus. For taxon specific articles, see human eye, simple eye in invertebrates, mollusc eye, and arthropod eye. Eye …   Wikipedia

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  • Triops cancriformis —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Triops (mythologie).  Triops cancriformis …   Wikipédia en Français

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