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Related to arcus corneae: corneal arcus, arcus juvenilis
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Noun1.arcus - a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
cornea - the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera
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The presence of both xanthelasmata and arcus corneae significantly increased the risk of ischemic heart disease (HR, 1.
Previous research has established that both xanthelasmata and arcus corneae are deposits of cholesterol.