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Descriptor English: Anterior Eye Segment
Descriptor Spanish: Segmento Anterior del Ojo
Descriptor segmento anterior del ojo
Scope note: El tercio anterior del globo ocular que comprende las estructuras entre la superficie anterior de la córnea y la superficie anterior del CUERPO VÍTREO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Segmento Anterior do Olho
Descriptor French: Pôle antérieur du bulbe oculaire
Entry term(s): Anterior Eye Segments
Eye Segment, Anterior
Eye Segments, Anterior
Segment, Anterior Eye
Segments, Anterior Eye
Tree number(s): A09.371.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000869
Scope note: The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
Annotation: do not confuse with ANTERIOR CHAMBER
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
Previous Indexing: Anterior Chamber (1966-1984)
Cornea (1966-1984)
Eye (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 85
History Note: 85
DeCS ID: 884
Unique ID: D000869
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/04/30
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Anterior Eye Segment - Preferred
Concept UI M0001299
Scope note The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
Preferred term Anterior Eye Segment
Entry term(s) Anterior Eye Segments
Eye Segment, Anterior
Eye Segments, Anterior
Segment, Anterior Eye
Segments, Anterior Eye



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