Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!

 


lateral inhibition

n :  a visual process in which the firing of a retinal cell inhibits the firing of surrounding retinal cells and which is held to enhance the perception of areas of contrast .
 
 

 
Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2017.







               



               



Monroe County Hospital (Forsyth, Georgia - Monroe County)