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ROD. A measure sixteen feet and a half long; a perch.

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Examples in support of the general view are drawn from the neurophysiology of vision, but the examples are arguable; for example, it is, indeed, the case that retinal rods greatly exceed the number of optic nerve fibers carrying impulses arising from rod-function; but it is also the case that the ratio of cones to optic nerve fibers in the fovea is just about 1.
These antioxidant compounds, have been described as accelerating the resynthesis of rhodopsin, a chromoprotein in retinal rods that stimulates the retinal sensory endings as it is formed and degraded (Soc.
These antioxidant compounds, which have been studied for decades, have been described as accelerating the resynthesis of rhodopsin, a chromoprotein in retinal rods that stimulates the retinal sensory endings as it is formed and degraded (Soc.

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