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3. Sensory cells located on the retina that receive incoming visual stimuli are ___________. a. Rods and Cones b. Fovea c. Ganglion Cells d. Blind Spot
Sensory cells located on the retina that receive incoming visual stimuli are _c. Ganglion Cells.
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