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[L. (tela) cornea, horny (web)] The transparent anterior portion of the sclera, about one sixth of its surface. It is anterior to the aqueous humor, the iris, pupil, and lens of the eye. The cornea is the first part of the eye that refracts light. It is composed of five layers: an epithelial layer, Bowman's membrane (anterior limiting membrane), the substantia propria corneae, vitreous membrane, and a layer of endothelium. Beyond the edge of the cornea is the sclera (the white of the eye). corneal (kor′nē-ăl ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Cornea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/corneal.
Cornea. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/corneal. Accessed November 12, 2019.
Cornea. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/corneal
Cornea [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753169/all/corneal.
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