Bacillary layer



bacillary layer

bacillary layer n.
See layer of rods and cones.
Historical Examples

Next Purkinje’s figures, or shadows cast by the blood-vessels of the middle layer upon the bacillary layer of the retina.
Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death Frederick W. H. Myers

Next is the bacillary layer which lines about five-sixths of the interior surface of the eye.
Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh

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