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lamina cribrosa

noun lamina cri·bro·sa \ -kri-ˈbrō-sə \

medical Definition of lamina cribrosa

plural laminae cribrosae play \-ˌsē, -ˌsī\
: any of several anatomical structures having the form of a perforated plate: as
b : the part of the sclera of the eye penetrated by the fibers of the optic nerve
c : a perforated plate that closes the internal auditory canal

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