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Introduction: Lenses

Description of Lenses

Lenses: Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.
Source: MeSH 2007

Lenses as an Organ

Lenses (organ): Another name for Lens.

Lenses (organ): The lens is a specialized structure of the eye. The lens is transparent and...more »

Lenses (organ): The lens lies behind the iris and the pupil (see diagram). It works much like a camera lens. It focuses light onto the... (Source: excerpt from Are You At Risk for Cataract: NEI)

The lens is the part of the eye that helps focus light on the retina. The retina is the eye's light... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Cataract: NEI)

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Hierarchical classifications of Lenses

The following list attempts to classify Lenses into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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