Difference between rods and cones, Biology

Difference between rods and cones -

Rods

Cones

 

1. More in number 1150 lakh

 

2. Outer seg. is cylindrical and contains rodopisin

 

3. Rods are alike

 

4. Concerned with night blindness

 

5. Sensitive to dim light

 

Less in number 65 lakh

 

Outer segment is conical & contain iodopsin

 

Cones are of 3 types

 

Colour blindness

 

Sensitive to sharp light

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