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Tears MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tears
Tree Number(s)
A12.200.882
Unique ID
D013666
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013666
Annotation
lacrimation = TEARS /‌physiol but consider also LACRIMAL APPARATUS if particularly discussed; epiphora: index LACRIMAL APPARATUS DISEASES; IMMUNOGLOBULIN A in tears: index TEARS /‌immunol + IMMUNOGLOBULIN A, SECRETORY
Scope Note
The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.
Entry Term(s)
Meibomian Lipids
Meibum
Consider Also
consider also terms at DACRYO- and LACRIMAL
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/08
Tears Preferred
Meibum Narrower
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