TAPETUM

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the name of the layer that reflects light that is behind the retina in some animals. This enhances night vision. This night vision is particularly referred as tapetum.

TAPETUM: "Cat's have a tapetum."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TAPETUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tapetum/ (accessed August 11, 2022).

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