outer limiting layer
Definition: the membranelike structure located immediately internal to the l. of inner and outer segments; made up of processes of the neuroglial cells of the retina (Müller cells); penetrated by the portion of the rods and cones located between the inner and outer segments and the cell body.
Synonym(s): stratum limitans externumTA, stratum limitans externum retinae
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