the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye.
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a membrane lining the inside of the back of the eye that contains light-sensitive nerve cells that convert focused light into nerve impulses, making vision possible
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The retina is the nerve tissue lining the back of the eye, which senses light and colour and sends it to the brain as electrical impulses.
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The light- sensitive layer of cells (rods and cones) lining at the back of the eye. It converts the impressions produced by light into electrical impulses, which are then carried by the optic nerve to the visual cortex of the brain
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The inner coat of the eyeball formed with nerve fibres
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The innermost coat of the eyeball.
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Retina: The retina is the nerve layer that lines the back of the eye, senses light, and creates impulses that travel through the optic nerve to the brain. There is a small area, called the macula, in the retina that contains special light-sensitive cells. The macula allows us to see fine details cle...
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The area at the back of the human eye that converts incoming light into electrical impulses sent to the brain.
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Light-sensitive layer of the eye. In vertebrates, looking from outside, there are four major cell layers: (i) the outer neural retina, which contains neurons (ganglion cells, amacrine cells, bipolar cells) as well as blood vessels; (ii) the photoreceptor layer, a single layer of rods and cones; (iii...
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Ret'i·na noun [ New Latin , from Latin rete a net. Confer Reticule .] (Anat.) The delicate membrane by which the back part of the globe of the eye is lined, and in which the fibers of the optic nerve terminate. See Eye . ...
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Light sensitive layer of the eye. In vertebrates, looking from outside, there are four major cell layers: (i) the outer neural retina, which contains neurons (ganglion cells, amacrine cells, bipolar cells) as well as blood vessels, (ii) the photoreceptor layer, a single layer of rods and cones, (iii...
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noun the light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
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(ret´ĭ-nә) the innermost of the three tunics of the eye, surrounding the vitreous body and continuous at the back with the optic nerve. The retina is composed of light-sensitive neurons arranged in three layers; the first layer is made up of visual cells called rods and cones, and the ot...
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