External limiting membrane

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External limiting membrane
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Identifiers
Latin membrana limitans externa
TA A15.2.04.011
FMA 58683
Anatomical terminology

The external limiting membrane (or outer limiting membrane) is one of the ten distinct layers of the retina of the eye. It has a network-like structure and is situated at the bases of the rods and cones.

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Rods and cones
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.)

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