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arcus senilis(ˈɑːkəs sɪˈnaɪlɪs) or
(Pathology) an opaque circle around the cornea of the eye, often seen in elderly people
[Latin: senile bow]
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|Noun||1.||arcus senilis - a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea|
cornea - 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
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