Compound-eye meaning

An eye made up of numerous simple eyes functioning collectively, as in insects.
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The eye of most insects and some crustaceans, which is composed of many light-sensitive elements, each having its own refractive system and each forming a portion of an image.
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An eye consisting of hundreds or thousands of tiny light-sensitive parts (called ommatidia), with each part serving to focus light on the retina to create a portion of an image. Most insects and some crustaceans have compound eyes.
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​A visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans. It consists of one to thousands of tiny independent photoreception units.
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The eye of most insects and some crustaceans, which is composed of many light-sensitive elements, each having its own refractive system and each forming a portion of an image.
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