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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0036410

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12784  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component

NCIt Definition: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)

RADLEX Definition: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed) [MeSH]

CDISC Definition: The fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball that is continuous with the cornea.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: The white layer of the eye that covers most of the outside of the eyeball.

CSP Definition: tough white outer coat of the eyeball, continuous anteriorly with the cornea and posteriorly with the external sheath of the optic nerve.

MSH Definition: The white, opaque, fibrous, outer tunic of the eyeball, covering it entirely excepting the segment covered anteriorly by the cornea. It is essentially avascular but contains apertures for vessels, lymphatics, and nerves. It receives the tendons of insertion of the extraocular muscles and at the corneoscleral junction contains the canal of Schlemm. (From Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
EYE, SCLERA
Human Sclera
Scleral structure (body structure)
Scleral structure
Scleras
sclera
Sklera
White of Eye

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12784 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN the outer coat of the eyeball; inflammation = SCLERITIS; neopl = SCLERAL DISEASES (IM) + EYE NEOPLASMS (IM); blue sclera = SCLERA /abnorm MSH
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 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CHARACTERISTIC_TYPE_ID 900000000000011006 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source CDISC NCI
Contributing_Source FDA NCI
CTV3ID Xa1TD SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Fri Sep 08 11:11:30 PDT 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 1112-7493 CSP
DX 19660101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
FX D012591 MSH
FX D012599 MSH
FX D016639 MSH
FX D016850 MSH
ICD-O-3_CODE C69.4 SNOMEDCT_US
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 19950518 MSH
MN A09.371.784 MSH
MODIFIER_ID 900000000000451002 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 446608001~MAPTARGET~C69.4 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 723264001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 734138000~TARGETCOMPONENT~181163006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~Xa1TD 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 A15.2.02.002 FMA
TERM_LEVEL Related ICDO
TERMUI T037305 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TRANSLATION French: Sclère FMA
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US
UWT Organ Part UWDA

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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