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Vitreous Body MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vitreous Body
Tree Number(s)
A09.371.714.500
Unique ID
D014822
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014822
Annotation
/surg: consider also VITRECTOMY; VITREOUS DETACHMENT is available; opacities, muscae volitantes & other diseases are indexed VITREOUS BODY (IM) and EYE DISEASES (IM)
Scope Note
The transparent, semigelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the CRYSTALLINE LENS of the EYE and in front of the RETINA. It is contained in a thin hyaloid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.
Entry Term(s)
Vitreous Humor
See Also
Vitrectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Vitreous Body Preferred
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