Term: retina pigment granule
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Name: retina
Synonyms: retinas
Definition: Multi-tissue structure that contains the retinal neural layer and the retinal pigmented epithelium, and develops from the optic cup.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000152]
Name: pigment granule
Synonyms:
Definition: A small, subcellular membrane-bounded vesicle containing pigment and/or pigment precursor molecules. Pigment granule biogenesis is poorly understood, as pigment granules are derived from multiple sources including the endoplasmic reticulum, coated vesicles, lysosomes, and endosomes.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0048770]   QuickGO   AmiGO