Inner limiting membrane

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Inner limiting membrane
Section of retina. (Membrana limitans interna labeled at right, at top.)
Plan of retinal neurons. (Membrana limitans interna labeled at left, at top.)
Latin membrana limitans interna
Gray's subject #225 1017
Dorlands/Elsevier l_05/12480635

Each fiber begins on the inner surface of the retina by an expanded, often forked base, which sometimes contains a spheroidal body staining deeply with hematoxylin, the edges of the bases of adjoining fibers being united to form the inner limiting membrane (or layer).

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