Cell, rod: A type of specialized light-sensitive cell (photoreceptor) in the retina of the eye that provides side vision and the ability to see objects in dim light (night vision).
By contrast, the cones are the retinal photoreceptors that provide sharp central vision and color vision.
Cross section of the retina. In the right half of the drawing, five rod cells on the top and four on the bottom surround a single cone cell in the center.
Rod cells, or rods, are photoreceptor cells in the retina. of the eye. that can function in less intense light. than can the other type of visual photoreceptor, cone cell
A type of light-sensitive nerve cell found in the vertebrate retina. Rods do not discriminate fine detail or color differences, but they are sensitive to ...
Rod cells, or rods, are photoreceptor cells in the retina of the eye that can function in less intense light than can the other type of visual photoreceptor, cone cells.
rod (retinal cell), one of two types of photoreceptive cells in the retina of the eye in vertebrate animals. Rod cells function as specialized neurons that convert ...