outer plexiform layer


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outer plexiform layer

[TA]
the layer of the retina composed of the processes of rods and cones, horizontal cells, and bipolar cells; a layer containing synaptic contacts.
Synonym(s): stratum plexiforme externum [TA]
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In the perifoveal area, the density of cones decreases markedly and outer plexiform layer changes from Henle's layer to a more usual arrangement.
Juvenile retinoschisis may be differentiated from degenerative retinoschisis based on the younger age of onset and the schisis occurring in the nerve fibre layer rather than in the outer plexiform layer as in degenerative retinoschisis.
The cysts form within the outer plexiform layer and extend circumferentially.
While drusen form under the RPE, exudates are mainly located within the outer plexiform layer (see Figure 6A and B).
fulgens group: Degeneration of cells in the inner and outer nuclear layers, degeneration of the inner and outer plexiform layers, fibrous structures regular shedding of the ganglionic layer, no dilatation and no bleeding in the blood vessels of the ganglionic layer, H-E staining Bar 50 [micro]m,