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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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cornea

A transparent convex membrane forming part of the eye’s outer coat in front of the iris and pupil.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
قَرْنِيَّة العيْن
rohovka
corneahornhinde
szaruhártya
hornhimna
ragena
radzene
rohovka
gözün saydam tabakası

cornea

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

[ˈkɔːrniə] ncornée f
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cornea

nHornhaut f, → Cornea f (spec)
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cornea

[ˈkɔːnɪə] n (Anat) → cornea
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cornea

(ˈkoːniə) noun
the transparent covering of the eyeball.
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cor·ne·a

n. córnea, parte anterior transparente del globo del ojo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cornea

n córnea
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References in periodicals archive ?
Out of these, 200,000 people are blind because of corneal diseases and their eyesight can be restored with Cornea transplants.
ISLAMABAD -- There is good news for the 200,000 people suffering from corneal diseases as the country's first every eye-bank was inaugurated on Wednesday.
Bacterial keratitis remains the most common cause of irreversible blindness due to corneal diseases throughout the globe.
Additionally, the launch of the company' ETM with CIRRUS provides a detailed nine-millimeter map of epithelial thickness that enables more thorough assessment of patients before refractive surgery, allows monitoring of the cornea's response to treatment as well as aids in managing patients with dry eye and progressive corneal diseases and keratoconus.
According to WHO 2010, there are 4.9 million blind people because of corneal diseases and there are 1.5 million blind children.
(5) in addition to having a well established place in the diagnosis and follow-up of many corneal diseases, studies including iVCM findings have also shown corneal changes in the various stages of EKC.
'KP has high incidence of blindness due to corneal diseases but fortunately, this type of blindness is treatable through transplanting a cornea from a human donor one can give a new life to the one needing it,' he said.
Using state of the art technology, Vision Associates can assess and treat ocular conditions ranging from dry eye, corneal diseases, cataracts and persisting eye problems from mild to severe.
Most corneal diseases, including immune, infectious, and ectatic diseases, primarily or secondarily involve the corneal stroma, which accounts for 90% of the corneal thickness.[4] However, the regulatory roles and underlying mechanisms of the effects of ADSCs on CSCs remain unclear.
Adults of middle age were more prone to develop fungal keratitis in our study as is clear from the mean age of 39.44+-12.46 years, which is similar to other studies from Pakistan.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.

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