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Descriptor in English: Blood-Aqueous Barrier
Descriptor in Spanish: Barrera Hematoacuosa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Barreira Hematoaquosa
Descriptor in French: Barrière hématoaqueuse
Entry term(s): Aqueous Blood Barrier
Aqueous-Blood Barrier
Aqueous-Blood Barriers
Barrier, Aqueous-Blood
Barrier, Blood-Aqueous
Barriers, Aqueous-Blood
Barriers, Blood-Aqueous
Blood Aqueous Barrier
Blood-Aqueous Barriers
Tree number(s): A07.030
A09.371.894.030
Scope note: The selectively permeable barrier, in the EYE, formed by the nonpigmented layer of the EPITHELIUM of the CILIARY BODY, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the IRIS. 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: 96
See also the descriptors: Capillary Permeability MeSH
DeCS UI: 32826
Descriptor UI: D018916
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/01/06
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Blood-Aqueous Barrier - Preferred
Concept UI M0028285
Scope note The selectively permeable barrier, in the EYE, formed by the nonpigmented layer of the EPITHELIUM of the CILIARY BODY, and the ENDOTHELIUM of the BLOOD VESSELS of the IRIS. TIGHT JUNCTIONS joining adjacent cells keep the barrier between cells continuous.
Preferred term Blood-Aqueous Barrier
Entry term(s) Aqueous Blood Barrier
Aqueous-Blood Barrier
Aqueous-Blood Barriers
Barrier, Aqueous-Blood
Barrier, Blood-Aqueous
Barriers, Aqueous-Blood
Barriers, Blood-Aqueous
Blood Aqueous Barrier
Blood-Aqueous Barriers



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