oligocone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oligo- +‎ cone

Adjective[edit]

oligocone (not comparable)

  1. Having a reduced number of functioning cone cells.
    • 2016 January 15, “Mutation Detection in Patients with Retinal Dystrophies Using Targeted Next Generation Sequencing”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0145951:
      Final diagnoses of participating subjects included RP (34 cases), cone-rod dystrophy (23 cases), cone dystrophy (eight cases), macular dystrophy (eight cases), Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA; three cases), achromatopsia (three cases) and oligocone trichromacy (two cases).

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