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Medical Term:

layer of inner and outer segments


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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