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cones

The tiny light-sensitive transducers of the RETINA that are present in greatest concentration in the central part, the macula. Cones are less sensitive than the more peripherally placed, colour-blind rods, but are capable of distinguishing three primary colours.

Cones

Receptor cells that allow the perception of colors.
Mentioned in: Color Blindness
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