Definition of Ommatidia

1. Noun. (plural of ommatidium) ¹



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Definition of Ommatidia

1. ommatidium [n] - See also: ommatidium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ommatidia

omittable
omittance
omittances
omitted
omitter
omitters
omitting
omkar
omkars
omlah
omlahs
ommastrephes
ommatea
ommateal
ommateum
ommatidia (current term)
ommatidial
ommatidium
ommatophore
ommatophores
ommaya reservoir
ommission
ommissions
ommochrome
ommochromes
omneities
omneity
omni-
omniana
omnianas

Literary usage of Ommatidia

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1. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology by Museum of Comparative Zoology, John E. Cadle, Harvard University (1891)
"The Differentiation of the ommatidia. In the development of the compound eye in the lobster, the deposi- tiou of pigment and the differentiation ..."

2. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"facets, which are the ends of long visual rods, the ommatidia. The average number of ommatidia in a single eye is 2500. The parts of an ommatidium are shown ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1904)
"The ommatidia, or eye elements, of each of the regions differ, as shown by sections (see PI. XVII, fig. i.) in many particulars. ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1900)
"The ommatidia of the dorsal large faceted eye are nearly twice as wide and they are tully twice as long as the ommatidia of the small faceted eye. ..."

5. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"The eyes of the crayfish are supposed to produce an erect mosaic or " apposition image"; this is illustrated in Figure 104 where the ommatidia are ..."

6. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"The eyes of the crayfish are supposed to produce an erect mosaic or " apposition image"; this is illustrated in Figure 104 where the ommatidia are ..."

7. An Introduction to Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1910)
"The eyes of the crayfish are supposed to produce an erect mosaic or "apposition image"; this is illustrated in Figure 104 where the ommatidia are ..."

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