OBO ID: ZFA:0001466
Term Name: photoreceptor outer segment layer Search Ontology:
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. (1)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
References: TAO:0001466
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