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Retina MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Retina
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.729
Unique ID
D012160
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012160
Annotation
/blood supply = RETINAL VESSELS or RETINAL ARTERY or RETINAL VEIN; inflammation = RETINITIS or specifics
Scope Note
The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.
Entry Term(s)
Ora Serrata
NLM Classification #
WW 270
See Also
Angioid Streaks
Electroretinography
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Retina Preferred
Ora Serrata Narrower
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