canal of Schlemm


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Noun1.canal of Schlemm - a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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Another approach is to use trabeculotomy in which the canal of Schlemm is identified by dissection and the trabecular meshwork removed by passing a probe into the canal.