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Anterior Chamber MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Anterior Chamber
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the space between the cornea & lens which contains the aqueous humor; do not confuse with ANTERIOR EYE SEGMENT; hemorrhage within anterior chamber = HYPHEMA; anterior chamber endothelium = ENDOTHELIUM, ANTERIOR CHAMBER see ENDOTHELIUM, CORNEAL
Scope Note
The space in the eye, filled with aqueous humor, bounded anteriorly by the cornea and a small portion of the sclera and posteriorly by a small portion of the ciliary body, the iris, and that part of the crystalline lens which presents through the pupil. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p109)
NLM Classification #
WW 210
Public MeSH Note
66; was see under AQUEOUS HUMOR 1963-65
History Note
66(64); was see under AQUEOUS HUMOR 1963-65
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Anterior Chamber Preferred
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