Any of the hairs that grow at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid. [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
  • SCTID:244201001
  • NCIT:C32576
  • FMA:53669
  • OpenCyc:Mx4rvVi41pwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA
  • MA:0002702
  • GAID:73
  • Wikipedia:Eyelash
  • UMLS:C0015422 (ncithesaurus:Eyelash)
  • MESH:D005140
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition

Any of the hairs that grow at the edge of the upper or lower eyelid.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/N2_Human_eye.jpg

fma set term

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FMA_70742

function notes

eyelashes protect the eye from debris and are sensitive to touch, thus providing a warning that an object is near the eye (which is then closed reflexively)

has exact synonym

eyelid cilium

has related synonym

cilium

blepharis

eyelid cilia

cilia

hair of eyelid

id

UBERON:0001702

Term relations