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retina

ret·i·na

retina

 
pronunciation:
re tih n
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: retinae, retinas
definition: the light-sensitive lining at the back of the inner eyeball that receives images and transfers them to the optic nerve.
The human retina has over 100 million photoreceptors.
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derivation: retinal (adj.)