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Descriptor in English: Tenon Capsule
Descriptor in Spanish: Cápsula de Tenon
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cápsula de Tenon
Descriptor in French: Capsule de Tenon
Entry term(s): Capsule, Tenon
Capsule, Tenon's
Tenon's Capsule
Tenons Capsule
Tree number(s): A02.340.800
A09.371.839
A10.165.425.750
Scope note: Sheath of the eyeball consisting of fascia extending from the OPTIC NERVE to the corneal limbus.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
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
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: 2011
DeCS UI: 53838
Descriptor UI: D058475
Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Tenon Capsule - Preferred
Concept UI M0542712
Scope note Sheath of the eyeball consisting of fascia extending from the OPTIC NERVE to the corneal limbus.
Preferred term Tenon Capsule
Entry term(s) Capsule, Tenon
Capsule, Tenon's
Tenon's Capsule
Tenons Capsule



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