inner plexiform layer of retina

the layer of the stratum nervosum retinae situated between the inner nuclear layer and the ganglion cell layer, consisting primarily of the arborization of the axons of the bipolar cells with the dendrites of the ganglion cells. In official terminology, called stratum plexiforme internum retinae [TA]. See illustration at retina.

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