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cor·ne·a

 (kôr′nē-ə)
n.
The transparent convex anterior portion of the outer fibrous coat of the eyeball that covers the iris and the pupil and is continuous with the sclera.

[Medieval Latin cornea (tēla), horny (tissue), from Latin corneus, horny, from cornū, horn; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]

cor′ne·al (-əl) adj.

cornea

(ˈkɔːnɪə)
n, pl -neas (-nɪəz) or -neae (-nɪˌiː)
(Anatomy) the convex transparent membrane that forms the anterior covering of the eyeball and is continuous with the sclera
[C14: from Medieval Latin cornea tēla horny web, from Latin cornū horn]
ˈcorneal adj

cor•ne•a

(ˈkɔr ni ə)

n., pl. -ne•as.
the transparent anterior part of the external coat of the eye covering the iris and the pupil and continuous with the sclera.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin cornea horny (web or tunic), feminine of corneus corneous]
cor′ne•al, adj.

cor·ne·a

(kôr′nē-ə)
The tough transparent membrane of the outer layer of the eyeball that covers the iris and the pupil. See more at eye.

cornea

A transparent convex membrane forming part of the eye’s outer coat in front of the iris and pupil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cornea - the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eyecornea - 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
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
arcus, arcus senilis - a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Translations
قَرْنِيَّة العيْن
rohovka
corneahornhinde
szaruhártya
hornhimna
ragena
radzene
rohovka
gözün saydam tabakası

cornea

[ˈkɔːnɪə] N (corneas or corneae (pl)) [ˈkɔːnɪiː]córnea f

cornea

[ˈkɔːrniə] ncornée f

cornea

nHornhaut f, → Cornea f (spec)

cornea

[ˈkɔːnɪə] n (Anat) → cornea

cornea

(ˈkoːniə) noun
the transparent covering of the eyeball.

cor·ne·a

n. córnea, parte anterior transparente del globo del ojo.

cornea

n córnea
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General data, corneal diseases, combined ocular diseases, and previous ocular surgical history were obtained from each patient.
19) It has also been determined that the posterior corneal surface shows changes before the anterior surface in ectatic corneal diseases.
22-24 This may be explained by the fact that this part of the population are at a greater risk to trauma and other corneal diseases leading to fungal infection.
Equine corneal diseases are recurring because the activities in which this species is inserted, such as horseback riding, racing, riding and working in the field (BARRET et al.
Subjects fulfilling the inclusion criteria underwent ophthalmic examination including uncorrected and BCVA measurement, slit lamp examination for IOP measurement and exclusion of corneal diseases.
Eye Clinic London is private ophthalmology clinic that specialises in corneal diseases and surgery, stem cell and corneal transplantation, refractive surgery on the cornea and lens, and cataract surgery.
PTK is used to treat anterior corneal diseases such as corneal dystrophies and degenerations.
Ali bin Mohammed Al-Khiri, said that the conference will be attended by 50 speakers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, America, Holland, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Greece, Brazil and Singapore, and discuss scientific papers on the latest medical topics in the areas of cataract diseases, implanting intraocular lenses, corneal diseases, and retinal and refractive surgeries.
Corneal diseases are among the major causes of vision loss and blindness in the world today, after cataract and glaucoma.

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