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Iris MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Iris
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.060.450
A09.371.894.513
Unique ID
D007498
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007498
Annotation
inflammation = IRITIS but note IRIDOCYCLITIS is also available; color = EYE COLOR; /‌blood supply consider also CILIARY ARTERIES; pigmented epithelium of iris: coord IRIS with PIGMENT EPITHELIUM OF EYE
Scope Note
The most anterior portion of the uveal layer, separating the anterior chamber from the posterior. It consists of two layers - the stroma and the pigmented epithelium. Color of the iris depends on the amount of melanin in the stroma on reflection from the pigmented epithelium.
NLM Classification #
WW 240
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Iris Preferred
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