retina

Pronunciation: (REH-tih-nuh)

The light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye that receive images and sends them as electric signals through the optic nerve to the brain.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Anatomy of the eye, showing the outside and inside of the eye including the eyelid, pupil, sclera, iris, cornea, lens, ciliary body, retina, choroid, vitreous humor, and optic nerve. Anatomía del ojo; se muestra el exterior e interior del ojo con el párpado, la pupila, la esclerótica, el iris, la cornea, el lente, el cuerpo ciliar, la coroides, la retina, el humor vítreo y el nervio óptico.2005-08-24 Date last modified: 2007-09-28RetinoblastomaRetinoblastoma