substantia propria

noun

substantia pro·​pria -ˈprō-prē-ə How to pronounce substantia propria (audio)
plural substantiae propriae -prē-ˌē How to pronounce substantia propria (audio)
: the layer of lamellated transparent fibrous connective tissue that makes up the bulk of the cornea of the eye

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“Substantia propria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/substantia%20propria. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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