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plexiform layers of retina


Definition: layers of the retina where synapses occur; in the external layer, processes of rods and cones synapse with bipolar neuron dendrites; in the internal layer, axon terminals of bipolar cells synapse with ganglion cell dendrites.

See: retina

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