pigment layer


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pigment layer

The outermost layer of the retina. Cells contain a pigment called fuscin.
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All of the calcite pigment layers contained significant amounts of light red-brown particles ranging up to 100 pm, and studies showed that they were all iron-stained ortho-quartzites.
As the coat weight increases, the pigment layer covers the base paper more precisely, which results in greater light scattering from the coated layer side.
Pigment layer.--Pigment cells are not only found surrounding the retinular cells, but also distant from the eye.