"Xerophthalmia" 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.
Dryness of the eye surfaces caused by deficiency of tears or conjunctival secretions. It may be associated with vitamin A deficiency, trauma, or any condition in which the eyelids do not close completely.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Xerophthalmia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Xerophthalmia".
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