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Cone vision

Cone vision --> photopic vision

vision when the eye is light-adapted.

See: light adaptation, light-adapted eye.

Synonym: cone vision, photopia.

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Re: About how many megapixels would human eye hold?

"The average human retina has five million cone receptors on it. Since the cones are responsible for color vision, you might suppose that this equates to a five megapixel equivalent for the human eye. But ...

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by hymenoptera7
Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About how many megapixels would human eye hold?
Replies: 1
Views: 1097

A response on unilateral deuteranopia...

... your other eye is not expressing the trait, I need to explain normal vision. This will be a lengthy discussion, so bear with me. Normal sighted ... light that is reflected is picked up by photoreceptors in your retina. Cone shaped receptors are only found in the fovea (cones deal with color ...

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by ladykat324
Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
Replies: 7
Views: 12824

The Fiber Disease

... the crystal structures and the rubbery strips or magnetic bands. her vision is blurred and her eyes lids are swollen and yellow discharged around ... what is the acid powder that covers these strips that roll up into cone and rod and sphere shapes as the patent of this product states he used? ...

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by msc
Mon Dec 18, 2006 4:11 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5561107

How do we see?

... The retina consists of numerous photoreceptor cells called rods and cones respectively. The rods are responsible for black and white vision and can function even at very dim light, while the cones are responsible for color vision ...

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by bpv
Wed May 31, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How do we see?
Replies: 1
Views: 4311

Black and white

RODS are more sensitive to light than are cones, and rods are particularly important for night vision. The outer segment of rods is an elongate cylinder of cytoplasm. Within this is column of discs ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jan 12, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Black and white
Replies: 5
Views: 3244
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