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(English) Of conical form. Cone or flask-shaped light-sensitive sensory cell in the retina, responsible for colour vision and vision in good light, individual cones being sensitive to blue, green or red wavelengths. (See also: sensory, retina)
(French) de forme conique. Se dit aussi de certaines cellules de la rétine. (See also: sensory, retina)
(Portuguese) Sólido geométrico cuja base é um círculo. (See also: sensory, retina)

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