Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Retina

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9995

\re-tәn-ә, ret-nә\ n [ME rethina, fr. ML retina, prob. fr. L rete net] (14c) The light-sensitive layer and highly organized neuron structure within the choroids, and lining the posterior two thirds of the eyeball. This is the part of the human eye that is responsible for detecting color.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA