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Meibomian Gland Dysfunction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Tree Number(s)
C11.338.780
Unique ID
D000080343
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080343
Scope Note
A chronic dysfunction of MEIBOMIAN GLANDS characterized by altered tear film stability and function due to a decrease or alteration in lipid quality/content in meibum. It is often associated with evaporative-type DRY EYE SYNDROME.
Entry Term(s)
MG Dysfunction
Previous Indexing
Eyelid Diseases (1980-2019)
Meibomian Glands (1980-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/04/08
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Preferred
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