sclerotic coat

sclerotic coat
noun
the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
Syn: ↑sclera
Hypernyms: ↑albuginea
Part Holonyms: ↑eye, ↑oculus, ↑optic

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noun

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sclerotic coat,
the tough, white outer membrane which covers the eyeball, except for the part covered by the cornea; sclera; sclerotic.

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  • sclerotic coat — n SCLERA * * * see sclera * * * the sclera …   Medical dictionary

  • sclerotic coat — noun Date: 1741 sclera …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sclerotic coat — sclera …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sclerotic coat — sclera …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Sclerotic — Scle*rot ic, a. [Gr. sklhro s hard: cf. F. scl[ e]rotique.] 1. Hard; firm; indurated; applied especially in anatomy to the firm outer coat of the eyeball, which is often cartilaginous and sometimes bony. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclerotic parenchyma — Sclerotic Scle*rot ic, a. [Gr. sklhro s hard: cf. F. scl[ e]rotique.] 1. Hard; firm; indurated; applied especially in anatomy to the firm outer coat of the eyeball, which is often cartilaginous and sometimes bony. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclerotic — Scle*rot ic, n. [Cf. F. scl[ e]rotique.] (Anat.) The sclerotic coat of the eye. See Illust. of {Eye} (d) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sclerotic — 1. Relating to or characterized by sclerosis. 2. SYN: scleral. * * * scle·rot·ic sklə rät ik adj 1) being or relating to the sclera <the sclerotic layer of the eye> 2) of, relating to, or affected with sclerosis <a sclerotic blood… …   Medical dictionary

  • sclerotic — 1) (sclerotic coat) n. See: sclera 2) adj. affected with sclerosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Склера (Глазного Яблока) (Sclera), Оболочка Глаза Белочная (Sclerotic Coat) — белая наружная фиброзная оболочка глазного яблока. В передней части глаза этот слой переходит в роговицу. См. Глаз. Склеральный (scleral). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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