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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anterior chamber epithelium 
cell layer +  
ciliary epithelium 
corneal endothelium 
corneal epithelium 
dental lamina +  
epithelium of conjunctiva 
epithelium of lens +  
eyelid epithelium +  
ganglionic layer of retina 
Harderian gland epithelium 
inner nuclear layer of retina 
inner plexiform layer of retina +  
iris epithelium 
lacrimal gland bud +  
lacrimal gland epithelium 
limiting membrane of retina +  
nerve fiber layer of retina 
outer nuclear layer of retina 
outer plexiform layer of retina 
photoreceptor inner segment layer 
photoreceptor layer of retina +  
photoreceptor outer segment layer 
pigmented layer of retina 
A monolayer of pigmented epithelium covering the neural retina; develops from the outer of the two layers of the optic cup[ZFA]. the pigmented cell layer just outside the neurosensory retina that nourishes retinal visual cells, and is firmly attached to the underlying choroid and overlying retinal visual cells[WP].
retinal neural layer +  
scleral endothelium 
stratum argenteum of choroid 
tapetum +  

Exact Synonyms: outer pigmented layer of retina ;   pigment epithelium of retina ;   pigmented retina epithelium ;   pigmented retinal epithelium ;   stratum pigmentosum (retina) ;   stratum pigmentosum retinae
Related Synonyms: PRE ;   RPE ;   epithelium, retinal pigment ;   p. pigmentosa retinae ;   pigmented epithelium ;   pigmented retina ;   retinal pigment layer ;   stratum pigmentosa retinae
Xrefs: AAO:0011096 ;   BTO:0001177 ;   CALOHA:TS-0869 ;   EHDAA2:0001465 ;   EHDAA:4765 ;   EMAPA:17172 ;   EMAPA:35738 ;   FMA:58627 ;   MA:0000279 ;   MA:0003173 ;   NCI:C33470 ;   SCTID:280662007 ;   TAO:0000144 ;   UMLS:C0035322 ;   VHOG:0000536 ;   Wikipedia:Retinal_pigment_epithelium ;   XAO:0003217 ;   ZFA:0000144
External Ontologys: present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:9606
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Retinal_pigment_epithelium, ZFIN:curator

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