Inner plexiform layer

Summary

The inner plexiform layer is an area of the retina that is made up of a dense reticulum of fibrils formed by interlaced dendrites of retinal ganglion cells and cells of the inner nuclear layer. Within this reticulum a few branched spongioblasts are sometimes embedded.[1]

Inner plexiform layer
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Section of retina. (Inner plexiform layer labeled at right, fourth from the top.)
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Plan of retinal neurons. (Inner plexiform layer labeled at left, fifth from the top.)
Details
Identifiers
Latinstratum plexiforme internum retinae
TA98A15.2.04.015
FMA58704
Anatomical terminology
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nolte, John (2002). The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby. pp. 416–7. ISBN 0-323-01320-1.

External linksEdit

  • Overview at utah.edu
  • Histology image: 07902loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University