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ret·i·nal 1

Of or relating to the retina of the eye.

ret·i·nal 2

 (rĕt′n-ăl′, -ôl′)
Either of two chromophores that are aldehydes of vitamin A1 and vitamin A2 and that bind covalently with an opsin protein to form rhodopsin or porphyropsin. Also called retinene.


(ˈrɛt n əl)

of or pertaining to the retina of the eye.


(ˈrɛt nˌæl, -ˌɔl)

an orange visual pigment, C20H28O, the active component of rhodopsin and iodopsin, that is liberated upon the absorption of light in the vision cycle.
[1940–45; retin (a) + -al3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinal - either of two yellow to red retinal pigments formed from rhodopsin by the action of light
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
retinal purple, rhodopsin, visual purple - a red photopigment in the retinal rods of vertebrates; dissociates into retinene by light
Adj.1.retinal - in or relating to the retina of the eye; "retinal cells"


a. de la retina, retiniano-a; rel. a la retina;
___ degenerationdeterioro retiniano, deterioración retiniana;
___ perforationperforación ___.


adj retiniano, de retina
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