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
Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.