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Caption: Retina. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a longitudinal section through the retina. This is the multi-layered light sensitive layer at the back of the eye, which transmits light to the optic nerve. Light enters the retina from the top of the image. The layers are: gang- lion cells (green, at top); inner plexiform layer (green/white granular layer); bipolar cell layer (green); outer plexiform layer of nerve synapses (brown); cell bodies of rods and cones (red); and rods & cones (green), the specialized light sensitive cells (photoreceptors). Rods detect light intensity and cones detect colour. The pigment layer is not seen (off image at bottom).

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Keywords: anatomy, bipolar neuron, cell, cone, eye, human, human body, retina, rod, rod cell, rods, sight, structure, vision, visual sense

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