substantia propria

noun
substantia pro·​pria | \ -ˈprō-prē-ə \
plural substantiae propriae\ -​prē-​ˌē \

Medical Definition of substantia propria

: the layer of lamellated transparent fibrous connective tissue that makes up the bulk of the cornea of the eye

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