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Differentiate Between: Rods and Cones - Biology

Differentiate between: Rods and cones

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  Rods Cones
1 Rods help in twilight vision. Cones help in colour vision.
2 They have visual purple pigment called rhodopsin. They have visual violet pigment called iodopsin
3 Rods are the photoreceptor cells of the retina that are sensitive to dim light. Cones are the photoreceptor cells of the retina that are sensitive to bright light.
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NCERT Class 11 Biology Textbook
Chapter 21 Neural Control and Coordination
Q 9.3 | Page 329
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