visual cell


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visual cell

A rod cell or cone cell of the retina.
See also: cell
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Individual team-instructor meetings following data collection should be conducted to ensure that the students understand how to analyze their data and to ensure that they link their results to properties of visual cells.
Patch-clamping solitary visual cells to understand the cellular mechanisms of invertebrate phototransduction.
The number of visual cells (rhabdomeres) within the retina determines the quality of image resolution (Foelix 1982).
These visual cells may then signal pigment cells in the skin to produce large or small splotches, Ramachandran speculates.