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One entry found for retina.
Main Entry: retˇiˇna
Pronunciation: primarystressret-schwan-schwa, primarystressret-nschwa
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural retinas also retˇiˇnae /-schwan-secondarystressemacron, -secondarystressimacr/
: the light-sensitive inner layer lining the back of the eye that contains the rods and cones and converts the images formed by the lens into signals which reach the brain by way of the optic nerve
- retˇiˇnal /-schwan-schwal, -nschwal/ adjective

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