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a relatively small cup-shaped depression or pit.

Origin: L. A pit

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A response on unilateral deuteranopia...

... of the visual spectrum and the 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 vision, detail vision and vision in high levels of light), while the peripheral retina contains both rods and cones (rods ...

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by ladykat324
Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
Replies: 7
Views: 14454

Eye structure

by MrMistery
Wed Jun 07, 2006 5:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Eye structure
Replies: 1
Views: 1817

Cheetah and leopard

... bones. Small collarbones and vertical shoulder blades help lengthen the stride. The tail acts as a rudder for quick turning plus the eye's retinal fovea is of an elongated shape, giving the cheetah a sharp, wide-angle view of its surroundings. The dark tear marks beneath each eye may also enhance ...

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by Ange
Wed Jun 08, 2005 3:10 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cheetah and leopard
Replies: 9
Views: 38342

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