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Descriptor in English: Retina
Descriptor in Spanish: Retina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Retina
Descriptor in French: Rétine
Entry term(s): Ora Serrata
Retinas
Tree number(s): A09.371.729
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: /blood supply = RETINAL VESSELS or RETINAL ARTERY or RETINAL VEIN; inflammation = RETINITIS or specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Angioid Streaks MeSH
Electroretinography MeSH
DeCS UI: 12578
Descriptor UI: D012160
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/04/29
Retina - Preferred
Concept UI M0018939
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Retina
Entry term(s) Retinas
Ora Serrata - Narrower
Concept UI M000647186
Preferred term Ora Serrata



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