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lamina cribrosa

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noun lamina cri·bro·sa \-kri-ˈbrō-sə\

Medical Definition of lamina cribrosa

plural

laminae cribrosae

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  1. :  any of several anatomical structures having the form of a perforated plate: asa:  cribriform plate 1b:  the part of the sclera of the eye penetrated by the fibers of the optic nervec:  a perforated plate that closes the internal auditory canal


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