Descemet's membrane


Des·​ce·​met's membrane ˌdes(-ə)-ˌmāz- How to pronounce Descemet's membrane (audio)
: a transparent highly elastic apparently structureless membrane that covers the inner surface of the cornea and is lined with endothelium

called also membrane of Descemet, posterior elastic lamina

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“Descemet's membrane.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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