Definition of ocellar in English:

ocellar

adjective

Zoology
  • See ocellus

    • ‘Neuronal hyperplasia is observed in mutant clones located behind the MF (white arrows) or in the ocellar precursor region (red arrows).’
    • ‘Adjacent to these lie the two ocellar bristles and the two postvertical bristles in addition to several microchaetae.’
    • ‘During a 14-wk interval, a new postocellar region was regenerated while the anteriormost ocellar region degenerated.’
    • ‘Head width was measured as the distance between the eyes at the ocellar region of the head.’