Descemet's membrane

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Descemet's membrane

n. Descemet, membrana de; lámina elástica posterior de la córnea.
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Medicine and Physiology BELL'S LAW, CROHN'S DISEASE, DARWIN'S TUBERCLE, DESCEMETS MEMBRANE, GRAVE'S DISEASE, HANSEN'S DISEASE, HUNTINGTON'S CHOREA, JACOBSEN'S CARTILEGE/NERVE/ ORGAN, JOHNE'S BACILLUS, KING'S EVIL (scrofula), KOCH'S BACILLUS/ LAWS/POSTULATES, LEGIONNAIRES' DISEASE, MCBURNEY'S POINT, MORTON'S TOE (a disease), TURK'S CELL, WEIL'S DISEASE, ZENKER'S DEGENERATION
The cornea consists of the epithelium, which are cells in the outermost layer; the stroma, which are connective tissue; the endothelium, a single layer of cells that primarily keeps the cornea dehydrated for optical clarity; and Descemets membrane, a thin, strong tissue that protects against infection and injury.
If the erosion continues to Descemets membrane, a deep ulcer called a descemetocele forms.