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Term: photoreceptor outer segment layer dorsal region
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: photoreceptor outer segment layer
Synonyms: photoreceptor outer segment layers
Definition: Layer of the retina composed of the outer segments of the photoreceptor cells. The photoreceptor outer segment is a specialized primary cilium consisting of a microtubule-based axoneme and regular stacks of membrane folds or disks containing the photopigments (opsins) required for the phototransduction cascade.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001466]
Name: dorsal region
Definition: Anatomical region dorsally located on the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000079]