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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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Objective: To determine the correlation between mean central corneal thickness taken with Galilei dual Scheimpflug Analyzer and Applanation Ultrasound Pachymetry.
Objective: To compare corneal morphological parameters between diabetics and age matched non-diabetic control subjects and to evaluate the correlation of these parameters in relation to duration of diabetes mellitus (DM), glycemic status and severity of diabetic retinopathy.
The corneal sensitivity, number of corneal nerve fibers, and contents of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-B and various neurotrophic factors such as nerve growth factor (NGF) and glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in corneal tissue of four groups were observed.
Abstract: A 26-year-old, female hyacinth macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) was presented for ophthalmology consultation for a history of a chronic, nonhealing corneal ulcer of the right eye.
2] Corneal abrasions result from a disruption or loss of cells in the top layer of cornea called the corneal epithelium.
Previously harvested and frozen amniotic graft was applied in different types of ocular surface disorders, such as corneal ulcers, pterygium, keratomalacia, Steven-Johnson syndrome, etc.
Fort Belvoir Hospital, located in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, made history on November 21st to become the first military facility in the country to perform FDA-approved corneal cross-linking, treating service members with progressive keratoconus.
The first course, Complications and Expanding Applications of Corneal Cross-Linking (CXL), will offer a comprehensive view on the latest approved applications of CXL.
A buffalo was admitted with history of corneal laceration and protruding mass from left eye for last 2-3 days.
1,2) In the PRK procedure, the laser is applied directly to the anterior corneal stroma without creating a flap.
Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK) allows superficial corneal pathology to be treated with greater success than previous options and with minimal complications.
January 27, 2015 -- Researchers here have devised a novel way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may eventually benefit patients suffering from life-altering forms of blindness.