Internal limiting membrane

Summary

The internal limiting membrane, or inner limiting membrane, is the boundary between the retina and the vitreous body, formed by astrocytes and the end feet of Müller cells. It is separated from the vitreous body by a basal lamina.

Internal limiting membrane
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Section of retina. (Membrana limitans interna labeled at right, at top)
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Plan of retinal neurons. (Membrana limitans interna labeled at left, at top)
Details
Identifiers
Latinmembrana limitans interna
TA98A15.2.04.018
FMA58689
Anatomical terminology
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External linksEdit

  • Histology image: 07902loa – Histology Learning System at Boston University