lamina cribrosa


lamina cri·​bro·​sa -kri-ˈbrō-sə How to pronounce lamina cribrosa (audio)
plural laminae cribrosae -ˌsē, -ˌsī How to pronounce lamina cribrosa (audio)
: any of several anatomical structures having the form of a perforated plate: as
: the part of the sclera of the eye penetrated by the fibers of the optic nerve
: a perforated plate that closes the internal auditory canal

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“Lamina cribrosa.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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