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Eye, Artificial MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Eye, Artificial
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A ready-made or custom-made prosthesis of glass or plastic shaped and colored to resemble the anterior portion of a normal eye and used for cosmetic reasons. It is attached to the anterior portion of an orbital implant (ORBITAL IMPLANTS) which is placed in the socket of an enucleated or eviscerated eye. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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Artificial Eye
Ocular Prosthesis
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WW 358
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Orbital Implants
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Eye, Artificial Preferred
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