Definition of Tapetum lucidum

1. Noun. A layer of tissue in the eye of many vertebrate animals, immediately behind or sometimes within the retina, that reflects visible light so as to increase the light available to the photoreceptors. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapetum Lucidum

tapeta
tapeta lucida
tapetail
tapetails
tapetal
tapetal light reflex
tapeti
tapetis
tapetochoroidal
tapetoretinal
tapetoretinal degeneration
tapets
tapetum
tapetum alveoli
tapetum lucidum (current term)
tapetum nigrum
tapetum oculi
tapeworm infection
tapeworms
tapezine
tapezines
taphephobia
taphole
tapholes
taphonomic
taphonomies
taphonomist
taphonomists

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