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Lens, Crystalline

"Lens, Crystalline" 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.

A transparent, biconvex structure of the EYE, enclosed in a capsule and situated behind the IRIS and in front of the vitreous humor (VITREOUS BODY). It is slightly overlapped at its margin by the ciliary processes. Adaptation by the CILIARY BODY is crucial for OCULAR ACCOMMODATION.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lens, Crystalline" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lens, Crystalline" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 200 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 1998 and 2011
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