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Dominance, Ocular

"Dominance, Ocular" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The functional superiority and preferential use of one eye over the other. The term is usually applied to superiority in sighting (VISUAL PERCEPTION) or motor task but not difference in VISUAL ACUITY or dysfunction of one of the eyes. Ocular dominance can be modified by visual input and NEUROTROPHIC FACTORS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dominance, Ocular" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dominance, Ocular" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2019
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