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Mesh term Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate

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Photoreceptor Cells


Specialized PHOTOTRANSDUCTION neurons in the vertebrates, such as the RETINAL ROD CELLS and the RETINAL CONE CELLS. Non-visual photoreceptor neurons have been reported in the deep brain, the PINEAL GLAND and organs of the circadian system.

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Photoreceptor Connecting Cilium
Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells
Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Inner Segment
Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment
Retinal Rod Photoreceptor Cells

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