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[L. (tela) cornea, horny (web)] The transparent anterior portion of the sclera, about one sixth of its surface. It is anterior to the aqueous humor, the iris, pupil, and lens of the eye. The cornea is the first part of the eye that refracts light. It is composed of five layers: an epithelial layer, Bowman's membrane (anterior limiting membrane), the substantia propria corneae, vitreous membrane, and a layer of endothelium. Beyond the edge of the cornea is the sclera (the white of the eye). corneal (kor′nē-ăl ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Cornea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/steep_cornea.
Cornea. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/steep_cornea. Accessed December 10, 2019.
Cornea. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/steep_cornea
Cornea [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 10]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/steep_cornea.
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