Meaning compound eye
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A type of multifaceted eye in insects and crustaceans consisting of up to several thousand light-detecting, focusing ommatidia; especially good at detecting movement.
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Found in many but not all arthropods, a compound eye is composed of a large number of small, closely packed simple eyes (ommatidia), each with its own lens and nerve receptors.
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the main visual organ in insects. Read more on: Compound eye
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An eye consisting of many individual lens systems (ommatidia). Present in many members of the phylum Arthropoda. compound fruit
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Eye formed of multiple lens components
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Type of eye subdivided into many individual, light-receptive parts, such as that found in insects, crustaceans, etc.
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Light sensory organ in Arthropods consisting of a large number of ommatidia, each functioning as an independent photoreceptor unit.
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paired aggregations of separate visual elements known as ommatidia that are located on the insect head. Each pair of ommatidia corresponds with a single facet of the cornea.
Source: bugs.bio.usyd.edu.au

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an eye consisting of many individual elements each of which is externally represented by a facet
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A photoreceptor comprised of numerous but separate visual elements each of which is provided with an individual lens or dioptric apparatus.
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(kom-pound): an eye made up of thousands of photoreceptor units, known as ommatidia.
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an eye composed of many light-sensitive parts (ommatidia), each of which is represented externally by a facet, that focus light on the retina, which helps form an image; most insects have compound eye [..]
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eyes made up of many hexagonal lens or corneas which focus light from each part of the insect’s field of view
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