External limiting membrane

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External limiting membrane
Section of retina. (Membrana limitans externa labeled at right, third from the bottom.)
Plan of retinal neurons. (Membrana limitans externa labeled at left, second from the bottom.)
Latin membrana limitans externa
Gray's subject #225 1017
Dorlands/Elsevier m_08/12522817

In the outer nuclear layer they form a network around the rod- and cone-fibrils, and unite to form the external limiting membrane (or outer limiting membrane) at the bases of the rods and cones.

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