adjective see retinula

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  • retinular — See retinula. * * * …   Universalium

  • retinular — re·tin·u·lar …   English syllables

  • retinular — adjective see retinula * * * retinˈular adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑retina …   Useful english dictionary

  • retinular pigment cell — См. basal pigment cell …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • retinula — retinular, adj. /ri tin yeuh leuh/, n., pl. retinulae / lee /. n. Anat. a group of elongate neural receptor cells forming part of an arthropod compound eye: each retinula cell leads to a nerve fiber passing to the optic ganglion. [1875 80; < NL;… …   Universalium

  • retinula — noun (plural retinulae; also las) Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Medieval Latin retina Date: 1878 the neural receptor of a single facet of an arthropod compound eye • retinular adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corneal pigment cells — (ARTHROPODA) The two corneal cells that envelop each crystalline cone of a compound eye; in the developing eye, distal to the cone they secrete the corneal lense; also called primary pigment cells, corneagenous pigment cells and primary iris… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • retinal pigment cells — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Pigment cells in the retinal region of the eye; see accessory pigment cells, corneal pigment cells, retinular pigment cells …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • retinula — n.; pl. lae [L. dim. rete, net] 1. Sensory neuron in the eye. 2. (ARTHROPODA) A group of cells and their associated rhabdoms that are surrounded by a sheath of pigment cells containing dense granules of red, yellow or brown pigments making up… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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