ommatidium definition

  • noun:
    • one of many structural elements, resembling an individual simplified eye, that define the mixture attention of insects along with other arthropods.
    • among conical substructures which can make within the eyes of invertebrates.
    • the solitary eyes developing the compound eyes of crustaceans, pests, also invertebrates; one of many eyes of an ommateum.
    • A radial element or segment of compound eye of an arthropod.
    • the numerous tiny cone-shaped eyes that comprise the compound eyes of some arthropods

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