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1. retina

noun. ['ˈrɛtənə'] the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve.

Synonyms

  • retinal rod
  • membrane
  • cone
  • yellow spot
  • optic disc
  • macula
  • parafovea
  • fovea centralis
  • rod
  • neuroepithelium
  • optic disk
  • visual cell
  • macular area
  • rod cell
  • blind spot
  • macula lutea
  • eye
  • fovea
  • cone cell
  • retinal cone
  • optic
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • retina (Latin)

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How do you pronounce retina?

Pronounce retina as ˈrɛtənə.

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Example sentences of the word retina


1. Noun, singular or mass
An example is the photoreceptor cell in the retina at the back of the eye.

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