limbus

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lim·bus

 (lĭm′bəs)
n. pl. lim·bi (-bī′) Biology
A distinctive border or edge, such as the junction between the cornea and sclera of the eyeball.

[Latin, border.]

limbus

(ˈlɪmbəs)
n, pl -bi (-baɪ)
(Anatomy) anatomy the edge or border of any of various structures or parts
[C15: from Latin: edge]
ˈlimbic adj

lim•bus

(ˈlɪm bəs)

n., pl. -bi (-bī). Anat., Zool.
a border, edge, or limb.
[1665–75; < New Latin, Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.limbus - a border or edge of any of various body parts distinguished by color or structure
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
Translations

lim·bus

n. limbo, filo o borde de una parte;
___ corneae___ de la córnea.
References in periodicals archive ?
Then, the indentation was made on the left cornea of the mice by the use of the corneal trephine with the diameter of 2 mm, and during this process, the trephine edge should not surpass the corneoscleral limbus.
Squamous cell carcinoma commonly appear as a raised, pink to white mass with involvement of corneoscleral limbus and superficial vascularization with diffuse opalescence.
Recurrence was defined as fibrovascular tissue crossing the corneoscleral limbus onto clear cornea in the area of previous pterygium excision.