Layer of rods and cones

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Layer of rods and cones
Section of retina. (Layer of rods and cones labeled at right, second from the bottom.)
Plan of retinal neurons. (Layer of rods and cones labeled at left, at the bottom.)
Gray's subject #225 1017
Dorlands/Elsevier l_05/12481026

The elements composing the Layer of Rods and Cones (Jacob’s membrane) are of two kinds, rod cells and cone cells, the former being much more numerous than the latter except in the macula lutea.

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