Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 44 - Sensory Systems - Figure 44.20 - Inquiry Question: 1

Answer

Additional kinds of cones expand the range of colors which can be perceived.

Work Step by Step

See Fig. 44.19 for the different curves related to sensitivity to different colors. They result from the presence of different kinds of cones.
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