Definition of Retinulae

1. Noun. (plural of retinula) ¹



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Definition of Retinulae

1. retinula [n] - See also: retinula

Lexicographical Neighbors of Retinulae

retinoscopes
retinoscopies
retinoscopy
retinotectal
retinotomy
retinotopic
retinotopically
retint
retinted
retinting
retints
retinue
retinued
retinues
retinula
retinulae (current term)
retinular
retinulas
retinulate
retinyl
retinyl phosphate
retinylamine
retinyls
retinæ
retiped
retiracies
retiracy
retirade
retirades
retiral

Literary usage of Retinulae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"If the retinulae belonging to each ommatidium lose not ... the retinulae in root-like fibres which enter the basement membrane of the hypodermis; ..."

2. Report on the Lancashire Sea-Fisheries at the University of Liverpool, and by University of Liverpool, Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory, University of Liverpool Lancashire Sea-Fisheries Laboratory (1907)
"The retinulae (ret.) are seven pigment cells which surround the ... At their distal ends the retinulae are extremely large, and surround the ..."

3. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology by Museum of Comparative Zoology, John E. Cadle, Harvard University (1891)
"This plane passes through the outer ends of the cones. In other regions the retinulae present somewhat different conditions. ..."

4. ...The Apodida: A Morphological Study by Henry Meyners Bernard (1892)
"The presence of retinulae essentially of the same shape as those under the conical cuticular projections in the paired eyes (see Fig. ..."

5. Studies from the Biological Laboratory by Johns Hopkins university (1893)
"In several of the Arachnid median eyes the retinal elements group themselves into bundles of a varying number of cells — the retinulae. ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"These seven retinulae are of uniform size and have the pigment massed on their axial border. The number of retinulae differs from that in ..."

7. A Student's Text-book of Zoology by Adam Sedgwick, Joseph Jackson Lister, Arthur Everett Shipley (1909)
"great deal of light is absorbed by the pigment some reaches the retinulae, and forms the erect mosaic or " apposition image " in the manner indicated. ..."

8. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"... of the retinulae is, like the crystalline cone, developed by the coalescence of a series of parts, which are primitively separate rods placed each in ..."

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