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Descemet Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Descemet Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.217.271
A10.615.179.437
Unique ID
D003886
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003886
Scope Note
A layer of the cornea. It is the basal lamina of the CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM (from which it is secreted) separating it from the CORNEAL STROMA. It is a homogeneous structure composed of fine collagenous filaments, and slowly increases in thickness with age.
Entry Term(s)
Descemet's Membrane
Lamina Elastica Posterior
Public MeSH Note
2006; see DESCEMENT'S MEMBRANE 1964-2005
History Note
2006 (1964)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Descemet Membrane Preferred
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