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The tough white fibrous outer envelope of tissue covering all of the eyeball except the cornea. Also called sclerotic, sclerotic coat.
[New Latin, from Greek, feminine of sklēros, hard.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Anatomy) the firm white fibrous membrane that forms the outer covering of the eyeball. Also called: sclerotic
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek sklēros hard]
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n., pl. -ras.
a dense, white, fibrous membrane that, with the cornea, forms the external covering of the eyeball.
[1885–90; < New Latin < Greek sklērá (feminine) hard]
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The tough, white, fibrous tissue that covers all of the eyeball except the cornea.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The white outer coat of the eyeball.
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|Noun||1.||sclera - the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball|
albuginea - whitish tunic
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n. esclerótica, parte blanca del ojo compuesta de tejido fibroso.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
scleran (pl -rae) esclerótica
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