Term: retinal photoreceptor layer photoreceptor cell
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Name: retinal photoreceptor layer
Synonyms: retinal photoreceptor layers
Definition: The layer within the retina where the photoreceptor cell receptor segments reside. This layer is closet to the sclera.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000143]
Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]