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Descriptor English: Lenses
Descriptor Spanish: Lentes
Descriptor Portuguese: Lentes
Descriptor French: Lentilles optiques
Tree number(s): E07.632.500
VS2.006.001.009
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007909
Scope note: Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.
Annotation: for microscopes, magnifying glasses, telescopes, etc. but not for eyeglasses or sunglasses ( = EYEGLASSES); see next entry
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 8087
Unique ID: D007909
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Lenses - Preferred
Concept UI M0012352
Scope note Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.
Preferred term Lenses



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