retinal cone

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Noun1.retinal cone - a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color
retina - the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
visual cell - one of the cells of the retina that is sensitive to light
iodopsin - a violet photopigment in the retinal cones of the eyes of most vertebrates; plays a role in daylight vision
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"Color blindness" is an art term, there is no actual blindness, but there is faulty development of one or more sets of retinal cone photoreceptors.
Szel, "Two different visual pigments in one retinal cone cell," Neuron, vol.
The reason for the sharp angulated appearance of these lesions might be explained by the tight triangular packing of the retinal cone mosaic (Figure 3, panel D) (17,20).
Lebel et al., "The Iroquois homeobox gene, Irx5, is required for retinal cone bipolar cell development," Developmental Biology, vol.
Finally she was referred for further visual electrodiagnostic tests, which showed impairment in retinal cone receptors accounting for her loss of VA.