Inner plexiform layer

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Inner plexiform layer
Section of retina. (Inner plexiform layer labeled at right, fourth from the top.)
Plan of retinal neurons. (Inner plexiform layer labeled at left, fifth from the top.)
Gray's subject #225 1016
Dorlands/Elsevier l_05/12480925

The inner plexiform layer is made up of a dense reticulum of minute fibrils formed by the interlacement of the dendrites of the ganglion cells with those of the cells of the inner nuclear layer; within this reticulum a few branched spongioblasts are sometimes imbedded.[1]

External links


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