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Anatomical structures

Outer rod segments

Outer rod segments

Synonym(s): External Segment, Rod - External Segment, Rod


Definition: The part of the retinal rod cell between the inner segment and the retinal pigment epithelium layer.


Generic term(s)

  • Nervous system
  • Neurons
  • Neurons, afferent
  • Photoreceptors
  • Photoreceptors, Vertebrate
  • Rods (Retina)
  • Outer rod segments


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