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/1542 XAO:0004458 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/216 https://webvision.med.utah.edu/book/part-i-foundations/simple-anatomy-of-the-retina/ ]

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Term information

definition

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.

external definition

Anatomical region comprising the peripheral part of the retina[XAO:0004458].

has exact synonym

peripheral retina

id

UBERON:0013682