OBO ID: ZFA:0009262
Term Name: retinal cone cell Search Ontology:
Synonyms: retinal cone cells
Definition: One of the two photoreceptor cell types in the vertebrate 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.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: CL:0000573, TAO:0009262
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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