Definition of ommatophore in English:
A part of an invertebrate animal, especially a tentacle, which bears an eye.
- Most of the sensory cells found in the chemoreceptor of the ommatophore of Helix pomatia are typical bipolar cells.
- The high-frequency volley of impulses evoked by intracellular stimulation of this neuron leads to contraction of the ipsilateral ommatophore retractor; the intensity of this contraction depends on the discharge frequency.
Definition of ommatophore in:
- US English dictionary