duplicity theory

noun
variants: or duplicity principle

Definition of duplicity theory 

: a theory in physiology: the normal retina in humans and other vertebrates contains a dual receptor mechanism consisting of (1) organs of achromatic low-intensity vision and (2) organs of chromatic high-intensity vision — compare cone, rod; photopia, scotopia

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