RETINAL RODS By N., Sam M.S. - 6 Photoreceptive cells located in the retina which are very sensitive to dim light. See also: retinal bipolar cells; scotopic vision. RETINAL RODS: "Retinal rods are one of the photoreceptors which are responsible for color vision." Related Psychology Terms COLOR BLINDNESS VISIBILITY CURVE COLOR SOLID ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD PIGMENT EPITHELIUM VISUAL DEFECTS VISIBLE SPECTRUM COLOR REACTIONS MUNSELL SYSTEM ROD VISION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETINAL RODS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retinal-rods/ (accessed August 10, 2022).