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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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Adj.1.corneal - of or related to the cornea
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corneal

[ˈkɔːnɪəl] ADJcorneal
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corneal

[ˈkɔːrniəl] adjcornéen(ne)corned beef [ˌkɔːrndˈbiːf] ncorned-beef mcorned beef hash [ˌkɔːrndˌbiːfˈhæʃ] nhachis m au corned-beef
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corneal

adjHornhaut-; corneal lensesLinsen pl
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corneal

adj corneal
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References in periodicals archive ?
Recipients either suffer from corneal dystrophy like keratoconus or have experienced eye trauma, acid burns or bacterial infections.
AQP abnormalities have been found in Pseudophakic corneal oedema (PCE) corneas (decreased AQP1 and increased AQP3 and AQP4) and Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy corneas (decreased AQP).
In classical form of FD with deficient activity of a-galactosidase A, acroparesthesias, angiokeratomas, hypohidrosis, hearing loss, and corneal dystrophy are presented in early childhood.
Early Corneal decompensation, due to Fuch's corneal dystrophy or Pseudophakic Bullous keratopathy cause corneal oedema or localised bullae, which may be subtle and missed.
Biomechanical properties of the cornea in Fuchs' corneal dystrophy Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
Patients on any topical medication, connective tissue disease, stromal and endothelial disease, and patients with family history of glaucoma, keratoconus and corneal dystrophy were excluded from the study.
Keywords: MSCD=Macular Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, LSCD=Lattice Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, CSCD=Congenital Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, SSCD=Schnyder Stromal Corneal Dystrophy, LRBT =Layton Rahmatullah benevolent Trust, CD=Corneal Dystrophy.
Clinically, it is categorized into three groups; superficial corneal dystrophy, corneal stromal dystrophy, and posterior corneal dystrophy which are further subcategorized into other classes.
In a final act of selfless giving, she was a donor to Eversight to support research on Avellino Corneal Dystrophy. Diana is survived by her husband, Lonnie: her sons, Lonnie (Sherrie) Southard, and Mark (Linda) Southard, and her daughter, Danna (Scott) Goddard; her grandchildren Nichole and Rhett Morse, and, Victoria Southard; her great-grandson Jax Jakupovic; her sister Rosalie (Ray Baran) Bell and her many cousins, nieces and nephews and beloved friends.
The ROCK inhibitor could be an alternative to corneal transplantation for Fuchs' endothelial corneal dystrophy (FECD).
Corneal nerves have an important regulating effect on maintaining blink reflex, corneal epithelial cell metabolism, and production and secretion of tears.[17],[18] Herpes simplex virus, trigeminal ganglion injury, and diabetes can cause decreased density of corneal nerve and corneal sensation, chronic inflammation, delayed healing, and even nonhealing of corneal epithelium injury.[19],[20] Normal corneal nerves are important in maintaining the homeostasis of corneal epithelium, but their injury can cause corneal dystrophy, which may be one pathogenesis for diabetic keratopathy.[13]
Lattice corneal dystrophy, gelsolin type--Meretoja's syndrome--is also called lattice corneal dystrophy type 2 (LCD2) or familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) type IV and is an autosomal dominant inherited disease caused by a mutation G654A or G654T in the gelsolin gene at 9q32-34 [1-3].

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