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Lens Capsule, Crystalline MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Lens Capsule, Crystalline
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.500.155
Unique ID
D007903
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007903
Scope Note
The thin noncellular outer covering of the CRYSTALLINE LENS composed mainly of COLLAGEN TYPE IV and GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS. It is secreted by the embryonic anterior and posterior epithelium. The embryonic posterior epithelium later disappears.
Previous Indexing
Lens, Crystalline (1966-1982)
See Also
Capsulorhexis
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LENS, CRYSTALLINE 1983-90
History Note
91(83); was see under LENS, CRYSTALLINE 1983-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/28
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Lens Capsule, Crystalline Preferred
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