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Descriptor English: Ophthalmology
Descriptor Spanish: Oftalmología
Descriptor oftalmología
Scope note: Especialidad quirúrgica que se ocupa de la estructura y función del ojo y del tratamiento médico y quirúrgico de sus defectos y enfermedades.
Descriptor Portuguese: Oftalmologia
Descriptor French: Ophtalmologie
Tree number(s): H02.403.810.468
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009885
Scope note: A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: OPHTHALMOL
Related: Eye Diseases MeSH
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures MeSH
Orthoptics MeSH
Vision, Ocular MeSH
DeCS ID: 10065
Unique ID: D009885
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Ophthalmology - Preferred
Concept UI M0015331
Scope note A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.
Preferred term Ophthalmology



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