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"retina" in British English

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retinanoun [C]

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

"retina" in American English

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retinanoun [C]

 us   /ˈret·ə·nə/
the ​area at the back of the ​eye that ​receiveslight 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 Spanish retina…
in Vietnamese võng mạc…
in Malaysian retina…
in Thai เยื่อชั้นในของลูกตา…
in French rétine…
in German die Netzhaut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 视网膜…
in Turkish retina…
in Russian сетчатка (глаза)…
in Indonesian retina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 視網膜…
in Polish siatkówka…
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