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Conjunctiva MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Conjunctiva
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.200
A09.371.337.168
Unique ID
D003228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003228
Annotation
inflammation = CONJUNCTIVITIS or specifics; do not confuse with "conjunctive tissue" in translated texts: this is CONNECTIVE TISSUE, not CONJUNCTIVA; ‌/‌blood ‌supply consider also CILIARY ARTERIES
Scope Note
The mucous membrane that covers the posterior surface of the eyelids and the anterior pericorneal surface of the eyeball.
Entry Term(s)
Bulbar Conjunctiva
Palpebral Conjunctiva
Plica Semilunaris of Conjunctiva
Plicae Semilunares of Conjunctiva
Tunica Conjunctiva
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/18
Conjunctiva Preferred
Palpebral Conjunctiva Narrower
Bulbar Conjunctiva Narrower
Plica Semilunaris of Conjunctiva Narrower
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