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Layer of rods and cones

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Subject: Eye, Sattler's layer, Foveola, Inner limiting membrane, Outer nuclear layer
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Layer of rods and cones

Layer of rods and cones
Section of retina. (Layer of rods and cones labeled at right, second from the bottom.)
Plan of retinal neurons. (Layer of rods and cones labeled at left, at the bottom.)
Latin Stratum photosensorium retinae
Anatomical terminology

The elements composing the Layer of Rods and Cones (Jacob’s membrane) in the retina of the eye are of two kinds, rod cells and cone cells, the former being much more numerous than the latter except in the macula lutea.


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  • Histology image: 07902loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University

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