MEDIUM-WAVELENGTH PIGMENT

is present in one third of human retinal cone populations which has a maximum wavelength sensitivity of 531 nm. The absence of this pigment can lead to red-green colour blindness.

MEDIUM-WAVELENGTH PIGMENT: "Medium wavelength pigments are typically found in the retinas of human beings and allow humans to perceive the red-green spectrum."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEDIUM-WAVELENGTH PIGMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/medium-wavelength-pigment/ (accessed December 4, 2020).
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