Photoreceptor meaning

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A nerve ending, cell, or group of cells specialized to sense or receive light.
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An electronic device that converts light energy into electrical signals.
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A sense organ specialized to detect light, as the eye or any of the elements of a compound eye.
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A nerve ending, cell, or group of cells specialized to sense or receive light.
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A specialized structure or cell that is sensitive to light. In vertebrate animals, the photoreceptors are the rods and cones of the eye's retina.
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An electronic device that converts light energy into electrical signals. Photoreceptors are used in photocopy and facsimile machines, cameras, and solar cells.
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(biology) A specialized neuron able to detect, and react to light.
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