Term: photoreceptor cell photoreceptor outer segment
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Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]
Name: photoreceptor outer segment
Synonyms:
Definition: The outer segment of a vertebrate photoreceptor that contains discs of photoreceptive membranes.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0001750]   QuickGO   AmiGO