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Color Vision MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Color Vision
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.816.964.124
G11.561.790.964.124
G14.935.124
Unique ID
D055253
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055253
Annotation
do not confuse with COLOR PERCEPTION
Scope Note
Function of the human eye that is used in bright illumination or in daylight (at photopic intensities). Photopic vision is performed by the three types of RETINAL CONE PHOTORECEPTORS with varied peak absorption wavelengths in the color spectrum (from violet to red, 400 - 700 nm).
Entry Term(s)
Daylight Vision
Photopic Vision
NLM Classification #
WW 150
Previous Indexing
Color Perception (1963-2008)
See Also
Color Perception
Public MeSH Note
2009; see COLOR PERCEPTION 1986-2008
History Note
2009 (1986)
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Color Vision Preferred
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