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

scleral

play \ˈskler-əl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sclera

New Latin, from Greek sklēros


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sclera

noun \ ˈskler-ə \

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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