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retinanoun [C]

uk   /ˈret.ɪ.nə/  us   /ˈret.ən.ə/ (plural retinas or retinae )
the area at the back of the eye that receives light and sends pictures of what the eye sees to the brain
(Definition of retina from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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retinanoun [C]

 us   /ˈret·ə·nə/
the area at the back of the eye that receives light and sends an image to the brain so that seeing can happen
(Definition of retina from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “retina”
in Vietnamese võng mạc…
in Spanish retina…
in Malaysian retina…
in Thai เยื่อชั้นในของลูกตา…
in French rétine…
in German die Netzhaut…
in Chinese (Traditional) 視網膜…
in Russian сетчатка (глаза)…
in Turkish retina…
in Chinese (Simplified) 视网膜…
in Indonesian retina…
in Polish siatkówka…
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