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From Biology-Online Dictionary
A radially-arranged fiber comprised of sustentacular cells. The fiber spans through the thickness of the retina and provides support to the nervous elements in the retina.
The fibers form a dense, continuous meshwork that support the different layers of nervous elements in the retina.
Word origin: after Heinrich Müller, a German anatomist, who first described it in 1851