Definition of Retinula. Meaning of Retinula. Synonyms of Retinula

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Definition of Retinula

Retinula
Retinula Re*tin"u*la, n.; pl. Retinul[ae]. [NL., dim. of NL. & E. retina.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the group of pigmented cells which surround the retinophor[ae] of invertebrates. See Illust. under Ommatidium.

Meaning of Retinula from wikipedia

- of most insects and the central eyes of Solifugae have various forms of retinula, and the Salticidae and some other predatory spiders with apparently simple...
- brightness and shape information by males when recognizing potential mates. The retinula (literally, "small retina") cells of the ommatidium of the compound eye...
- well-preserved, large compound eyes, sporting well-preserved individual retinula cells, which ****isted in catching prey. "Fossil specimen - Dollocaris ingens...
- Drosophila embryonic eye. The drosophila ommatidium contains 8 distinct retinula or R cells, each of which has a different spectral sensitivity. The R7...
- fossils of Dollocaris ingens which are so well preserved that individual retinula cells can be discerned. The preservation is so exceptional that studies...
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