"Macular Degeneration" 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.
Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms.
- Macular Degeneration
- Degeneration, Macular
- Degenerations, Macular
- Macular Degenerations
- Age-Related Maculopathies
- Age Related Maculopathies
- Maculopathy, Age-Related
- Maculopathy, Age Related
- Macular Dystrophy
- Dystrophies, Macular
- Dystrophy, Macular
- Macular Dystrophies
- Maculopathies, Age-Related
- Maculopathies, Age Related
- Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- Age Related Macular Degeneration
- Age-Related Macular Degenerations
- Degeneration, Age-Related Macular
- Degenerations, Age-Related Macular
- Macular Degeneration, Age-Related
- Macular Degenerations, Age-Related
- Age-Related Maculopathy
- Age Related Maculopathy
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Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Macular Degeneration".
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