Medical College of Wisconsin
CTSICores SearchResearch InformaticsREDCap

Mesh term Retina

Browse to parent terms:


The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.

Browse to child terms:
Blood-Retinal Barrier
Fundus Oculi
Macula Lutea
Optic Disk
Retinal Neurons
Retinal Pigment Epithelium

Search for this term in our Faculty Database

View this term at the NCBI website