canal of Schlemm

noun
\ -ˈshlem How to pronounce canal of Schlemm (audio) \

Medical Definition of canal of Schlemm

: a circular canal lying in the substance of the sclerocorneal junction of the eye and draining the aqueous humor from the anterior chamber into the veins draining the eyeball

called also Schlemm's canal, sinus venosus sclerae

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“Canal of Schlemm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/canal%20of%20Schlemm. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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