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layer of inner and outer segments


Definition: the layer of the retina located external to the outer limiting membrane and composed of the inner and outer segments of the rods and cones; the outer tips of the rod and cone segments are apposed to the pigmented layer.

Synonym(s): stratum segmentorum externorum et internorumTA

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