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General Crossword Questions for “retina”

  • Back surface of eye
  • Membrane that can become detached
  • Model in check on a piece of viewing apparatus
  • Idiot losing head gets one in the eye
  • This helps one to see girl after note's written
  • Garret in Athens housing part of organ
  • Part of the eye
  • Membrane of the eye
  • Membrane in the eye
  • Tear in (anag) - part of the eye


  • The optics of the eye create an image of the visual world on the retina, which serves much the same function as the film in a camera. Light striking the retina initiates a cascade of chemical and electrical events that ultimately trigger nerve impulses. — “Retina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The original Retina, introduced in 1934, was notable for being the first camera to use the modern 135 film cartridge. The Retina line continued through the 1960s with a variety of folding and nonfolding models, including the Retina Reflex SLR. — “Kodak Retina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • The network of blood vessels in the retina is so complex that even identical twins do not share a similar pattern. A biometric identifier known as a retinal scan is used to map the unique patterns of a person's retina. — “Retinal scan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • We caught a breeze, after lunch, which took us gently up past Wargrave and Shiplake. Mellowed in the drowsy sunlight of a summer’s afternoon, Wargrave, nestling where the river bends, makes a sweet old picture as you pass it, and one that lingers long upon the retina of memory. — “Three Men in a Boat” by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Behind this house, and contiguous to it, was a kitchen-garden of about half an acre, and at the bottom of the garden, and cut off from it by a tall yew hedge, was a bowling-green, containing just about as much ground as Corporal Trim wished for;–so that as Trim uttered the words, 'A rood and a half of ground to do what they would with,'–this identical bowling-green instantly presented itself, and became curiously painted all at once, upon the retina of my uncle Toby's fancy;–which was the physical cause of making him change colour, or at least of heightening his blush, to that immoderate degree I spoke of. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • Then the chamber began to grow light, like very early morning. He could see nothing, but the retina of his eyes was affected. He fancied that he heard music, but while he was listening for it, it stopped. The light grew stronger, the air grew warmer; he heard the confused sound of distant voices. — “A Voyage to Arcturus” by David Lindsay


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