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Ciliary Body MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Ciliary Body
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.160
A09.371.894.280
Unique ID
D002924
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002924
Annotation
inflammation: consider CILIARY BODY (IM) + UVEITIS (IM) or UVEITIS, ANTERIOR (IM); diseases = CILIARY BODY (IM) + UVEAL DISEASES (IM); neoplasms = CILIARY BODY (IM) + UVEAL NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM); / blood supply consider also CILIARY ARTERIES; pigmented ciliary epithelium: coordinate CILIARY BODY with PIGMENT EPITHELIUM OF EYE
Scope Note
A ring of tissue extending from the scleral spur to the ora serrata of the RETINA. It consists of the uveal portion and the epithelial portion. The ciliary muscle is in the uveal portion and the ciliary processes are in the epithelial portion.
Entry Term(s)
Corpus Ciliare
Corpus Ciliaris
NLM Classification #
WW 240
See Also
Trabeculectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Ciliary Body Preferred
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