amacrine cell

A class of neuron of the middle layer of the retina, with processes parallel to the plane of the retina. They are thought to be involved in image processing.

amacrine cell

<cell biology> A class of neuron of the middle layer of the retina, with processes parallel to the plane of the retina. They are thought to be involved in image processing. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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amacrine cell

any of five types of retinal neurons that seem to lack large axons, having only processes that resemble dendrites. Called also A cell.
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amacrine cell

(from the article `eye, human`) ...pathway. This means that there will be considerable mixing of messages. Furthermore, the retina contains additional nerve cells besides the ... ...because these give rise to differences in the illumination of the parts of the receptive fields. The anatomical basis of the arrangement ... [2 related a...
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amacrine cell

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a nerve cell with short branching dendrites but believed to lack an axon; R. Cajal described and named such cells in the retina.
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