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maintenance of lens transparency (GO:0036438)
Annotations: Rat: (8) Mouse: (8) Human: (8) Chinchilla: (5) Bonobo: (8) Dog: (8) Squirrel: (7) Pig: (9)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
tissue homeostasis +     
amnioserosa maintenance 
bone resorption +   
cartilage homeostasis  
compartment boundary maintenance 
epithelial structure maintenance +   
homeostasis of number of cells within a tissue +   
inhibition of non-skeletal tissue mineralization  
maintenance of blood-brain barrier +   
maintenance of lens transparency +   
A homeostatic process in which the lens is maintained in a highly refractive, transparent state to allow for optimal focusing of light on the retina.
retina homeostasis +   

Exact Synonyms: maintenance of ocular lens transparency ;   preservation of lens transparency
Definition Sources: GOC:nhn, PMID:22095752

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