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Term: retinal inner nuclear layer amacrine cell
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: retinal inner nuclear layer
Synonyms: inner nuclear layer, intermediate cell layer
Definition: Retinal layer that contains the interneurons, the horizontal, bipolar and amacrine cells.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000119]
Name: amacrine cell
Synonyms: amacrine neuron
Definition: Interneuron of the vertebrate retina. They integrate, modulate, and interpose a temporal domain in the visual message presented to the retinal ganglion cells, with which they synapse in the inner plexiform layer.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009255]