[rab-duh m, -dom]
- any of various rod-shaped structures.
- the rod-shaped portion of an arthropod ommatidium.
Also rhab·dome [rab-dohm] /ˈræb doʊm/.
Origin of rhabdom
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B, Rhabdom of the same, consisting of five confluent rhabdomeres.
Rhabdom: the rod lying in the axis of the retinula, below the crystalline cone of an eye.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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