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Accommodation, Ocular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Accommodation, Ocular
Tree Number(s)
G14.010
Unique ID
D000065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000065
Annotation
do not confuse with ADAPTATION, OCULAR, adjustment of eye to light
Scope Note
The dioptric adjustment of the EYE (to attain maximal sharpness of retinal imagery for an object of regard) referring to the ability, to the mechanism, or to the process. Ocular accommodation is the effecting of refractive changes by changes in the shape of the CRYSTALLINE LENS. Loosely, it refers to ocular adjustments for VISION, OCULAR at various distances. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Accommodation, Lens
Ocular Accommodation
Ocular Distance Accommodation
NLM Classification #
WW 109
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Accommodation, Ocular Preferred
Accommodation, Lens Narrower
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