outer plexiform layer of retina

the layer of the stratum nervosum retinae situated between the outer nuclear layer and the inner nuclear layer, consisting essentially of the arborizations of the axons of the rod and cone granules with the dendrites of the bipolar cells. Called also external plexiform l. of retina and, in official terminology, stratum plexiforme externum retinae [TA]. See illustration at retina.

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