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Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.850.625.670.375
A08.675.650.915.937.670.375
A08.800.950.937.670.375
A09.371.729.831.625.670.375
A11.671.650.850.625.670.375
A11.671.650.915.937.670.375
Unique ID
D055214
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055214
Scope Note
The light sensitive outer portion of a retinal rod or a cone photoreceptor cell. The outer segment contains a stack of disk membranes laden with photoreceptive pigments (RETINAL PIGMENTS). The outer segment is connected to the inner segment by a PHOTORECEPTOR CONNECTING CILIUM.
Entry Term(s)
Retinal Outer Segment
Retinal Photoreceptor Outer Segment
Previous Indexing
Retina (1964-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment Preferred
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