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cell

(Enemy combatants), noun enemy group, exxremist group, rebel organization, saboteurs, subversives, unnerground extremists
Associated concepts: enemy combatants, justice courts, miliiary tribunals, Patriotic Act, prison cells, sleeper cell, terrorist cell

cell

(jail), noun cage, cella, chamber, compartment, confined room, confinement, cubicle, cubiculum, enclosed cage, incarceration, jailhouse, penitentiary, pound, prison, prison house, small cavity, small room, solitary abode
See also: chamber, jail, penitentiary, prison

CELL. A small room in a prison. See Dungeon.

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While rod cells help us see in dim or dark light, and cone cells help us see bright light and color, the loss of cone cells in particular can lead to irreversible blindness.
In both cases, they found an abundance of reprogrammed cone cells and preserved cellular architecture in the retinas.
Caption: Researchers have learned surprising lessons about color vision by using precisely targeted lasers (green line) to stimulate single cone cells (red, green and blue dots) in human retinas.
Unlike our cone cells, our rods are honed to see during the fading light of twilight and nighttime.
Fossilized rod and cone cells the kinds that help people see in color and detail have been discovered for the first time in a 300millionyearold fossil specimen of a fish called Acanthodes bridgei, according to a scientific study recently published in Nature Communications journal.
The tradeoff is that dogs generally have better night vision than people do because their cone cells and their counterparts the rod cells are distributed differently than in humans," says ophthalmologist Seth Eaton, VMD, DACVO at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, Conn.
The tradeoff is that cats generally have better night vision than people do because their cone cells and their counterparts the rod cells are distributed differently than in humans," says ophthalmologist Seth Eaton, VMD, DACVO, Cornell University Veterinary Specialists in Stamford, Conn.
The different wavelengths of light activate the cone cells at the back of the eye which pass the message to the brain.
AAQ binds to ion channels in retina cells and alters the flow of ions in response to light, mimicking how normal rods and cone cells react to light and activate neurons.
When you look straight at the planetary you will be using the central cone cells in your eye which, although sensitive to colour, are not particularly sensitive to faint light.
There are three types of cone cells, each sensitive to the long, medium or short wavelength of light (red, blue and green color respectively).
Color vision is enabled by the sensitivity of cone cells in the retina to electromagnetic wavelengths.