lens cortex

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Noun1.lens cortex - the tissue that surrounds the lens nucleus
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
crystalline lens, lens of the eye, lens - biconvex transparent body situated behind the iris in the eye; its role (along with the cornea) is to focuses light on the retina
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These accumulation processes form a strong adhesion between the lens cortex and capsule.
The slit-lamp appearance of the normal adult lens shows a series of zones of clear media in both the anterior and posterior lens cortex delineated by a curved line of scattered light (figure 7).
Studies have shown that light rays entering the eye from the side are focused and intensified at the nasal limbus, where pterygia are most common, and the nasal lens cortex, the most likely site for cortical cataracts (1,2).