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Descriptor in English: Eye
Descriptor in Spanish: Ojo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Olho
Descriptor in French: Oeil
Entry term(s): Eyes
Tree number(s): A01.456.505.420
A09.371
Scope note: The organ of sight constituting a pair of globular organs made up of a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light.
Annotation: inflammation of the eye = ENDOPHTHALMITIS or specific -ITIS terms in Category C11, Eye Diseases; COMPOUND EYE, ARTHROPOD is available for arthropods
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Eye Manifestations MeSH
Intraocular Pressure MeSH
Refraction, Ocular MeSH
Vision, Ocular MeSH
DeCS UI: 5225
Descriptor UI: D005123
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Eye - Preferred
Concept UI M0008082
Scope note The organ of sight constituting a pair of globular organs made up of a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light.
Preferred term Eye
Entry term(s) Eyes



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