Histological study of choroidal melanocytes in animals with tapetum lucidum cellulosum


The distribution and morphology of choroidal melanocytes in dogs and cats which have a tapetum were compared with those of humans who do not. In dogs or cats, tapetal cell-like melanocytes were arranged in layers on the scleral side of the tapetum and underneath the choriocapillaris in the non-tapetal area. Although the tapetum of the dog occupied a smaller… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00935727


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