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Epithelium, Corneal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Epithelium, Corneal
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.217.325
A10.272.510
Unique ID
D019573
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019573
Annotation
do not confuse with ENDOTHELIUM, CORNEAL; do not confuse entry term ANTERIOR CORNEAL EPITHELIUM with ANTERIOR CHAMBER EPITHELIUM see ENDOTHELIUM, CORNEAL
Scope Note
Stratified squamous epithelium that covers the outer surface of the CORNEA. It is smooth and contains many free nerve endings.
Entry Term(s)
Anterior Corneal Epithelium
Corneal Epithelium
Corneal Epithelium, Anterior
Epithelium, Anterior Corneal
NLM Classification #
WW 220
Previous Indexing
Cornea (1966-1997)
Epithelium (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Epithelium, Corneal Preferred
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