What does the word RETINA mean?

Usage examples for RETINA

  1. Scientists are also working on an artificial retina to help many blind people to see and microchips that would directly stimulate damaged spinal cords and allow people who are now paralyzed to stand up and walk. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. But the mental retina of the great painter can hold such things as he has seen till he transfers them to the canvas; so can the brain of the great masters who paint for us in words, till they embody them in delicate prose or exquisite poetry. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker