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Schlemm's Canal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Schlemm's Canal
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.217.659.250
Unique ID
D000092662
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000092662
Scope Note
A circular vascular-like structure in the anterior chamber of the eye bounded anterolaterally by the internal scleral sulcus and posteriorly by the trabecular meshwork. It is a part of a pathway where the AQUEOUS HUMOR from the ANTERIOR CHAMBER of the eye passes through the TRABECULAR MESHWORK, drains into the lumen of Schlemm’s canal, and subsequently returns to blood circulation into the veins of the SCLERA.
Entry Term(s)
Canal of Schlemm
Circular Channel, Limbis
Schlemm Canal
Scleral Venous Sinus
Sinus Venosus Sclerae
Previous Indexing
Cornea (1966-2022)
Public MeSH Note
2023
History Note
2023
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/08
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Schlemm's Canal Preferred
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