A silver reflective layer in the outer choroid, adjacent to the sclera, frequently present in fish larvae but not as frequent in adults. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14738502 ]

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Term information

definition
  • A silver reflective layer in the outer choroid, adjacent to the sclera, frequently present in fish larvae but not as frequent in adults.
has broad synonym
  • stratum argenteum
has exact synonym
  • choroid stratum argenteum
id
  • UBERON:0013397
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_8065
taxon notes
  • In species known to have a stratum argenteum as adults, like the toadfish (Toad- fishes), the tapetum lucidum is absent or vestigial and there is little choroidal melanin[PMID:14738502]