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Ommatidium (plural: ommatidia) these are units that make up the compound eyes of insects, millipedes and mantis shrimp. A collection of photoreceptor cell bordered by pigment cells and other support cells make up the ommatidium.



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Many insects , especially Arthropods, consist of compound eyes...their eyes consist of many small pixel like units called ommatidia.
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Ommatidium are each of the optical units that make up the compound eye of an insect
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