- pigmented epithelial layer
- pigmented layer of retina, pigment epithelial layer stratum pigmentosum retinae.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam … Medical dictionary
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