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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The sensory membrane that lines most of the large posterior chamber of the vertebrate eye, receives the image formed by the lens, is the immediate instrument of vision, is connected to the brain by the optic nerve, and consists essentially of supporting a

Usage examples (28)
  • You get a pattern of light falling on your retinas retinae?
  • The light became stronger as the retinae accommodated, and I watched it.
  • The outer door of the suite scanned t'u Hayem's fingers and retinae and opened for him.
  • As my retinae adjusted to the light from the stove and the lantern I saw the dog more clearly. for more
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