Definición de sclera en inglés:

sclera

Silabificación: scle·ra
Pronunciación: /ˈskli(ə)rə
 
/

sustantivo

Anatomy
  • The white outer layer of the eyeball. At the front of the eye it is continuous with the cornea.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The remaining chapters include discussions of tumors of the orbit, eyelid, conjunctiva, cornea and sclera, uvea, and optic nerve.
    • At the external border between the cornea and the sclera is the external scleral sulcus depression.
    • The limbus is the thin area that connects the cornea and the sclera, the white part of the eye.

Derivativos

scleral

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On examination, the patient appears nontoxic, is afebrile, has normal visual acuity, and demonstrates moderate bilateral conjunctival and scleral erythema, serous discharge, conjunctival swelling, and a tender preauricular node.
  • Surgical options include ulcer debridement, conjunctival resection, corneal graft, application of tissue adhesives, sclerectomy, and scleral patch grafting.
  • Physical exam reveals scleral icterus, an enlarged liver that is firm to palpation, and occasional splenomegaly.

Origen

late 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sklēros 'hard'.

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