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Contrast Sensitivity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Contrast Sensitivity
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.380.850.950.500
F02.463.593.778.435.110
F02.463.593.932.281
F02.463.593.932.901.500
G14.940.500
Unique ID
D015350
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015350
Scope Note
The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical measurements of this visual function are used to evaluate VISUAL ACUITY and to detect eye disease.
Entry Term(s)
Visual Contrast Sensitivity
Previous Indexing
Form Perception (1969-1988)
Sensory Thresholds (1979-1988)
Visual Acuity (1972-1988)
Visual Perception (1972-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/02
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Contrast Sensitivity Preferred
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