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Descriptor in English: Blood-Retinal Barrier
Descriptor in Spanish: Barrera Hematorretinal
Descriptor in Portuguese: Barreira Hematorretiniana
Descriptor in French: Barrière hématorétinienne
Entry term(s): Barrier, Blood-Retinal
Barrier, Retinal-Blood
Barriers, Blood-Retinal
Barriers, Retinal-Blood
Blood Retinal Barrier
Blood-Retinal Barriers
Retinal Blood Barrier
Retinal-Blood Barrier
Retinal-Blood Barriers
Tree number(s): A07.040
A09.371.729.055
Scope note: A specialized transport barrier, in the EYE, formed by the retinal pigment EPITHELIUM, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the RETINA. TIGHT JUNCTIONS joining adjacent cells keep the barrier between cells continuous.
Annotation: coord IM with endogenous substance /metab (IM) or exogenous substance /pharmacokin (IM)
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
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 87
See also the descriptors: Capillary Permeability MeSH
DeCS UI: 23221
Descriptor UI: D001813
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/07
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Blood-Retinal Barrier - Preferred
Concept UI M0002731
Scope note A specialized transport barrier, in the EYE, formed by the retinal pigment EPITHELIUM, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the RETINA. TIGHT JUNCTIONS joining adjacent cells keep the barrier between cells continuous.
Preferred term Blood-Retinal Barrier
Entry term(s) Barrier, Blood-Retinal
Barrier, Retinal-Blood
Barriers, Blood-Retinal
Barriers, Retinal-Blood
Blood Retinal Barrier
Blood-Retinal Barriers
Retinal Blood Barrier
Retinal-Blood Barrier
Retinal-Blood Barriers



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