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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0023317

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12743  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: A biconvex transparent structure of the eye through which light is focused on the retina. The lens sits behind the iris and is supported by the zonule, which connects it to the ciliary body. The lens is an avascular structure.

RADLEX Definition: 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. [MeSH]

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A clear disk that focuses light, as in a camera or microscope. In the eye, the lens is a clear, curved structure at the front of the eye behind the pupil. It focuses light rays that enter the eye through the pupil, making an image on the retina (light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye).

CDISC Definition: The structure of the eye through which light is focused onto the retina.

CSP Definition: transparent biconvex body of the eye situated between the posterior chamber and the vitreous body, constituting part of the refracting mechanism of the eye.

MSH Definition: 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.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Crystalline Lens
EYE, LENS
Eye Lens
LENS
Lens, Crystalline
Lens, Eye
lens (eye)
Lens clear
Lens of Eye
Lens structure
Linse
Ocular Lens
Structure of lens of eye
Structure of lens of eye (body structure)

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12743 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN of the eye; congenital absence = APHAKIA /congen; APHAKIA, POSTCATARACT is also available; replacement by intraocular lens = LENSES, INTRAOCULAR; extraction = probably CATARACT EXTRACTION MSH
ANSWER_CODE 3 LNC
AQL AB AH BS CH CY DE DG EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RE SE SU TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Terminologia Anatomica 1998 FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000020002 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
CTV3ID XM0P5 SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Wed Aug 23 10:01:14 PDT 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1110-6890 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
EXTERNALLY_DEFINED N LNC
FX D001035 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C69.4 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20070709 MSH
MN A09.371.060.500 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
MODULE_ID 731000124108 SNOMEDCT_US
MODULE_NAME US National Library of Medicine maintained module SNOMEDCT_US
SNOMEDID T-AA700 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C69.4 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XM0P5 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000498005~MAPTARGET~T-AA700 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TA_ID A15.2.05.001 FMA
TERM_LEVEL Related ICDO
TERMUI T023584 MSH
TERMUI T485581 MSH
TERMUI T485582 MSH
TERMUI T613340 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2003) MSH
TH NLM (2006) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Cristallin FMA
TRANSLATION French: Lentille FMA
TRANSLATION Spanish: Lente FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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