Term: retinal photoreceptor layer photoreceptor connecting cilium
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Name: retinal photoreceptor layer
Synonyms: retinal photoreceptor layers
Definition: The layer within the retina where the photoreceptor cell receptor segments reside. This layer is closest to the sclera.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000143]
Name: photoreceptor connecting cilium
Synonyms: photoreceptor cilium
Definition: The portion of the photoreceptor cell cilium linking the photoreceptor inner and outer segments. It's considered to be equivalent to the ciliary transition zone.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0032391]   QuickGO   AmiGO