peripheral region of retinaGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0013682
Region of retina that extends from central retina to ora serrata. Peripheral retina is dominated by rods and also has less ganglion cells and is not as thick as central retina. It is responsible for peripheral and night vision. [ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/216 https://webvision.med.utah.edu/book/part-i-foundations/simple-anatomy-of-the-retina/ https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/1542 XAO:0004458 ]
Synonyms: peripheral retina
Anatomical region comprising the peripheral part of the retina[XAO:0004458].