Ocelli



[oh-sel-uh s] /oʊˈsɛl əs/

noun, plural ocelli
[oh-sel-ahy] /oʊˈsɛl aɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a type of simple eye common to invertebrates, consisting of retinal cells, pigments, and nerve fibers.
2.
an eyelike spot, as on a peacock feather.
/ɒˈsɛləs/
noun (pl) -li (-laɪ)
1.
the simple eye of insects and some other invertebrates, consisting basically of light-sensitive cells
2.
any eyelike marking in animals, such as the eyespot on the tail feather of a peacock
3.
(botany)

ocellus
(ō-sěl’əs)
Plural ocelli (ō-sěl’ī’)

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