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May 1979

"Postnatal Development of the Cat's Retina,"

Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(5):988. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010518041

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This monograph comes from the Department of Anatomy of the medical school in Lubeck, West Germany. The investigation, performed largely by electron microscopy, is concerned specifically with the postnatal development of the retina of the cat. The cat is born blind with closed eyelids. The lids open between the seventh and tenth postnatal day. The initial phase of development lasts one week, and during that time the ganglion cell layer and the nerve fiber layer become demarcated from each other by Müller's fibers. The main growth phase

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