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|Noun||1.||visual cell - one of the cells of the retina that is sensitive to light|
retina - the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
somatic cell, vegetative cell - any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells";
cone cell, retinal cone, cone - a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color
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