Retina

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A membrane at the back of the eye which is sensitive to light stimuli and composed of photoreceptors, properly so called (cones and rods), and of nerve cells which transmit to the optic nerve the stimulation of the receptor elements.

Reference: C.I.E.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Contrast

Celsius (previously Centigrade)

Capacitance

charge current

Intensity

Illuminance

Energy

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