\kˈats ˈa͡ɪ], \kˈats ˈaɪ], \k_ˈa_t_s ˈaɪ]\
Definitions of CATS' EYE
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A name, under which several morbid conditions of the eye would appear to have been confounded-all agreeing, however, in presenting an opalescent appearance of the pupil or of the bottom of the eye; those parts reflecting the light in various colours, or, at least, with various degrees of intensity, according to the direction in which the eye is turned. This appearance was compared by Beer to the reflection from the tapetum of the eye of the cat.-Mackenzie.
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Dorsal Root Ganglia
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