Term: photoreceptor cell photoreceptor inner segment membrane
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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 inner segment membrane
Synonyms:
Definition: The membrane surrounding the inner segment of a vertebrate photoreceptor. The photoreceptor inner segment contains mitochondria, ribosomes and membranes where opsin molecules are assembled and passed to be part of the outer segment discs.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0060342]   QuickGO   AmiGO