substantia propria

noun
substantia pro·​pria | \ -ˈprō-prē-ə How to pronounce substantia propria (audio) \
plural substantiae propriae\ -​prē-​ˌē How to pronounce substantiae propriae (audio) \

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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“Substantia propria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/substantiae%20propriae. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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