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Meaning of ocellus

o•cel•lus

Pronunciation: (ō-sel'us), [key]
— pl. o•cel•li
  1. a type of simple eye common to invertebrates, consisting of retinal cells, pigments, and nerve fibers.
  2. an eyelike spot, as on a peacock feather.
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