Fibrous tunic of eyeball

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Fibrous tunic of eyeball
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Horizontal section of the eyeball. (Cornea labeled at top, sclera labeled at center right.)
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Identifiers
Latin tunica fibrosa bulbi, tunica fibrosa oculi
Anatomical terminology
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The sclera and cornea form the fibrous tunic of the bulb of the eye; the sclera is opaque, and constitutes the posterior five-sixths of the tunic; the cornea is transparent, and forms the anterior sixth.

The term "corneosclera" is also used to describe the sclera and cornea together.[1]

References

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1005 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ "corneosclera" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary


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