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Definition: 'Purkinje Figures'

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Purkinje figures

Type: Term

Pronunciation: pŭr-kin′jē

Definitions:
1. shadows of the retinal vessels, seen as dark lines on a reddish field when a light enters the eye through the sclera and not the pupil.




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