corneal

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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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The use of photoactivated riboflavin in the treatment of melting corneal ulcers was first proposed in 2000 [15], and the first clinical application of CXL in treating infectious keratitis was reported in 2008 [16].
In the present cases, quick and effective recovery of animals was observed these autologous serum therapy in conjunction with traditional treatment is recommended for treatment of melting corneal ulcers in dogs.