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Aqueous Humor MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aqueous Humor
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.067.070
A12.207.270.040
Unique ID
D001082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001082
Annotation
in the eye
Scope Note
The clear, watery fluid which fills the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye. It has a refractive index lower than the crystalline lens, which it surrounds, and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea and the crystalline lens. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed, p319)
Entry Term(s)
Aqueous Flare
Intraocular Fluid
NLM Classification #
WW 210
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Aqueous Humor Preferred
Aqueous Flare Related
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