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Optic Disk MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Optic Disk
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.120.680.660
A09.371.729.690
Unique ID
D009898
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009898
Annotation
neopl: coord IM with OPTIC NERVE NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM); do not confuse "optic cup" ( = EYE /‌embryol) with "optic disk cupping" ( = OPTIC DISK + GLAUCOMA); inflammation = RETINITIS + OPTIC NEURITIS
Scope Note
The portion of the optic nerve seen in the fundus with the ophthalmoscope. It is formed by the meeting of all the retinal ganglion cell axons as they enter the optic nerve.
Entry Term(s)
Blind Spot
Optic Disc
Optic Nerve Head
Optic Papilla
NLM Classification #
WW 280
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under OPTIC NERVE 1975-77
History Note
78(75); was see under OPTIC NERVE 1975-77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2019/04/08
Optic Disk Preferred
Blind Spot Related
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