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Solution - Distinguish Between: Blind Spot and Yellow Spot - CBSE (Science) Class 11 - Biology

Question

Distinguish between: blind spot and yellow spot

Solution

Blind spot Yellow spot
Blind spot is a spot on the retina present at the point of origin of the optic nerve. Yellow spot is a small area on the retina present at the posterior pole of the eye, lateral to the blind spot.
Photoreceptor cells are absent from this region. Only cones are present in this region.
They are insensitive to light as both rods and cones are absent. They are sensitive to bright light as cones are present.
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 NCERT Biology Textbook for Class 11 (with solutions)
Chapter 21: Neural Control and Coordination
Q: 12.4 | Page no. 329

Reference Material

Solution for question: Distinguish Between: Blind Spot and Yellow Spot concept: null - Eye - Parts of an Eye. For the courses CBSE (Science), CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Arts)
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