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Anatomy Term: retinal rod cell
XAO ID: 0004112
Synonyms: rod photoreceptor cell, eye photoreceptor cell (rod)
Definition: "One of the two photoreceptor cell types of the retina. In rods the photopigment is in stacks of membranous disks separate from the outer cell membrane. Rods are more sensitive to light than cones, but rod mediated vision has less spatial and temporal resolution than cone vision."
Stage Range: NF stage 42 to death
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Parent(s): eye photoreceptor cell (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY