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Retina

"Retina" 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.

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The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses to the brain. Its outer surface is in contact with the CHOROID and the inner surface with the VITREOUS BODY. The outer-most layer is pigmented, whereas the inner nine layers are transparent.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retina" by people in this website by year, and whether "Retina" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 219 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2003
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