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Anatomy Term: retinal cone cell
XAO ID: 0004111
Synonyms: cone photoreceptor cell, eye photoreceptor cell (cone)
Definition: "One of the two photoreceptor cell types in the retina. In cones the photopigment is in invaginations of the cell membrane of the outer segment. Cones are less sensitive to light than rods, but they provide vision with higher spatial and temporal acuity, and the combination of signals from cones with different pigments allows color vision."
Stage Range: NF stage 42 to death
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Parent(s): eye photoreceptor cell (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY