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Term: retinal outer nuclear layer retinal rod 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 outer nuclear layer
Synonyms: retinal outer nuclear layers
Definition: The layer within the retina where the photoreceptor cell bodies reside.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001464]
Name: retinal rod cell
Synonyms: retinal rod cells
Definition: One of the two photoreceptor cell types of the vertebrate retina. In rods the photopigment is in stacks of membranous disks separate from the outer cell membrane. Rods are more sensitive to light than cones, but rod mediated vision has less spatial and temporal resolution than cone vision.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009275]