A small eye of an insect or other arthropod that has only one lens, typically present in one or more pairs. Also called ocellus. Contrasted with compound eye.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Complementing the large compound eyes, locusts have three much smaller simple eyes or ocelli characterized by rapid signal transmission and high photic sensitivity but very poor spatial resolution.
- Between the compound eyes are usually three simple eye, or ocelli.
- Humans, indeed all seeing vertebrates, have so-called simple eyes: they have a single lens system, focusing light to form one, continuous image of the outside world.
Definición de simple eye en:
- el diccionario Inglés británico e internacional