noun, plural retinulae
[ri-tin-yuh-lee] /rɪˈtɪn yəˌli/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
a group of elongate neural receptor cells forming part of an arthropod compound eye: each retinula cell leads to a nerve fiber passing to the optic ganglion.
noun 1. (Scot) the act of retiring from office, one’s work, etc; retirement
noun 1. retiree.
verb (used without object), retired, retiring. 1. to withdraw, or go away or apart, to a place of privacy, shelter, or seclusion: He retired to his study. 2. to go to bed: He retired at midnight. 3. to withdraw from office, business, or active life, usually because of age: to retire at the age of […]
adjective 1. withdrawn from or no longer occupied with one’s business or profession: a retired banker. 2. due or given a retired person: retired pay. 3. secluded or sequestered: a retired little village. verb (used without object), retired, retiring. 1. to withdraw, or go away or apart, to a place of privacy, shelter, or seclusion: […]