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Special Senses

MPC/Fuller/Spring 2011
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Cones
for color vision. Able to detect bright lights and color of the bright light.

a) concentrated in fovea centralis, which is surrounded by a yellow area called
the macula lutea.

b) specialized pigment called photopsin

c) 3 types: red, green, blue
Subtract all colors = black
Add all colors = white

d) always active

e) Retinal ganglion cells= specialized cells with a pigment called melanopsin.
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