limbus

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lim·bus

noun \ˈlim-bəs\

Definition of LIMBUS

:  the marginal region of the cornea of the eye by which it is continuous with the sclera

Origin of LIMBUS

Latin, border
First Known Use: 1877

Rhymes with LIMBUS

lim·bus

noun \ˈlim-bəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIMBUS

: a border distinguished by color or structure; especially : the marginal region of the cornea of the eye by which it is continuous with the sclera

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