Term: outer limiting membrane adherens junction
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Name: outer limiting membrane
Synonyms: external limiting membrane, outer limiting membranes
Definition: Layer that separates the inner segment portions of the photo receptors from their cell nucleus.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001331]
Name: adherens junction
Definition: A cell junction at which anchoring proteins (cadherins or integrins) extend through the plasma membrane and are attached to actin filaments.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005912]   QuickGO   AmiGO