Science / Biology / Retina: The inner, light-sensitive layer of the eye; includes the rods and cones.


Science / Biology / Cones: Light receptors in primates eyes that operate in bright light; provide color vision and visual acuity. MORE


Science / Biology / Rods: Light receptors in primates eyes that provide vision in dim light. MORE


Science / Genetics / Retinoblastoma: A childhood malignant cancer of the retina of the eye. Reverse transcriptase viral enzyme used to make cdna. MORE

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Science / Genetics / Retinitis Pigmentosa: Group of hereditary ocular disorders with progressive retinal degeneration. Autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and x-linked forms. MORE


Technology / Digital Cameras / Red-Eye: The red glow from a subject's eyes caused by light from a flash reflecting off the blood vessels behind the retina in the eye. The effect is most common when light levels are low, outdoor at night, or MORE

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome: An autosomal dominant condition characterized by the anomalous growth and proliferation of blood vessels on the retina of the eye and the cerebellum of the brain: cysts and cancers in the kidneys, pan MORE