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Descriptor English:   Retina 
Descriptor Spanish:   Retina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Retina 
Synonyms English:   Ora Serrata
Retinas  
Tree Number:   A09.371.729
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /blood supply = RETINAL VESSELS or RETINAL ARTERY or RETINAL VEIN; inflammation = RETINITIS or specifics
See Related English:   Angioid Streaks
Electroretinography
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry CY cytology
DG diagnostic imaging DE drug effects
EM embryology EN enzymology
GD growth & development IM immunology
IN injuries ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   12578 
Unique Identifier:   D012160 

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