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Dominance, Ocular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dominance, Ocular
Tree Number(s)
G11.561.225.425.500
G14.264
Unique ID
D023882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023882
Scope Note
The functional superiority and preferential use of one eye over the other. The term is usually applied to superiority in sighting (VISUAL PERCEPTION) or motor task but not difference in VISUAL ACUITY or dysfunction of one of the eyes. Ocular dominance can be modified by visual input and NEUROTROPHIC FACTORS.
Entry Term(s)
Eye Dominance
Eyedness
NLM Classification #
WW 103
Previous Indexing
Dominance, Cerebral (1967-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Dominance, Ocular Preferred
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