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Bowman Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bowman Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.217.113
Unique ID
D050541
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050541
Scope Note
A layer of acellular matrix that lies beneath the CORNEAL EPITHELIUM and above the CORNEAL STROMA. It consists of randomly arranged COLLAGEN fibers in a condensed bed of intercellular substance. It provides stability and strength to the cornea.
Entry Term(s)
Bowman's Membrane
Previous Indexing
Cornea (1965-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Bowman Membrane Preferred
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