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Accommodation, Ocular MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Accommodation, Ocular
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do not confuse with ADAPTATION, OCULAR, adjustment of eye to light
Scope Note
The dioptric adjustment of the EYE (to attain maximal sharpness of retinal imagery for an object of regard) referring to the ability, to the mechanism, or to the process. Ocular accommodation is the effecting of refractive changes by changes in the shape of the CRYSTALLINE LENS. Loosely, it refers to ocular adjustments for VISION, OCULAR at various distances. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Accommodation, Lens
Ocular Accommodation
Ocular Distance Accommodation
NLM Classification #
WW 109
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Accommodation, Ocular Preferred
Accommodation, Lens Narrower
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