sclera

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sclera

noun \ˈskler-ə\

Definition of SCLERA

:  the dense fibrous opaque white outer coat enclosing the eyeball except the part covered by the cornea — see eye illustration
scler·al \-əl\ adjective

Origin of SCLERA

New Latin, from Greek sklēros
First Known Use: 1888

Other Anatomy Terms

bilateral symmetry, carotid, cartilage, dorsal, entrails, prehensile, renal, solar plexus, supine, thoracic, ventral

Rhymes with SCLERA

sclera

noun \ˈskler-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCLERA

: the dense fibrous opaque white outer coat enclosing the eyeball except the part covered by the cornea—called also sclerotic, sclerotic coat

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