episcleral veins


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Noun1.episcleral veins - small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins
capillary vein, venula, venule - a minute vein continuous with a capillary
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When injected into periocular tissues, both small molecules (ophthalmic steroids) and macromolecules (proteins) have determined to be rapidly eliminated into conjunctival lymphatics and episcleral veins.
Obesity increases blood viscosity by increasing red cell count, haemoglobin and hematocrit, thus increasing outflow resistance of episcleral veins.
Obesity increases blood viscosity and consequently outflow-resistance of episcleral veins.