visual cell


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visual cell

A rod cell or cone cell of the retina.
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In the secondary eyes the boundary separating the rhabdomeres from the visual cells is marked by the tapetum.
The owl brain contains visual cells with "characteristic disparity" just as auditory nerve cells have characteristic delays, Wagner says.
or that healthy MPOD helps mitigate a key risk factor for macular degeneration; protects the visual cells from harmful blue light; and addresses visual performance challenges including driving vision, sensitivity to bright light, and glare.
In their experiments, the researchers discovered that when the animals began to fly, the visual cells immediately ramped up their activity.