Dictionary » R » Retinal veins

Retinal veins

retinal vein

(Science: ophthalmology) Central retinal vein and its tributaries. It runs a short course within the optic nerve and then leaves and empties into the superior ophthalmic vein or cavernous sinus.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


The Fiber Disease

Mapping veins as a human 'bar code' Medical supply company markets infrared scan of veins as a replacement for fingerprinting or retinal scans. Photos: Scanning human veins By John Borland Staff Writer, CNET News.com Published: February ...

See entire post
by London
Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5434469

TO ANYBODY THAT HAS ANYQUESTIONS ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS

... aerobes, they can grow when oxygen is absent. Purple pigments, known as retinal (a pigment also found in the human eye) act similar to chlorophyll. ... the mesophyll cell. The resulting sugars are now adjacent to the leaf veins and can readily be transported throughout the plant. The capture of ...

See entire post
by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: TO ANYBODY THAT HAS ANYQUESTIONS ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Replies: 5
Views: 12165

Question: Does a plant constantly go through photosynthesis?

... aerobes, they can grow when oxygen is absent. Purple pigments, known as retinal (a pigment also found in the human eye) act similar to chlorophyll. ... the mesophyll cell. The resulting sugars are now adjacent to the leaf veins and can readily be transported throughout the plant. The capture of ...

See entire post
by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 6:51 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Question: Does a plant constantly go through photosynthesis?
Replies: 3
Views: 9232


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 680 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link