sclera

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  • noun

Synonyms for sclera

the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball

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No history or signs of DI-I, which is associated with osteogenesis imperfecta such as a history of multiple fractures of his long bones, laxity of the joints, blue sclera or hearing loss [Schwartz and Tsipouras, 1984], were present.
The diagnosis of MS was established on the characteristics of tall stature, intermaxillary narrowness, myopia, retinitis pigmentosa, blue sclera, scoliosis, pectus excavatum, arachnodactyly and diminished ratio of Us/Ls.
He later founded Blue Sclera Entertainment, a Generation Y marketing company; was vice president of national sales for Tonos, a startup Internet-based music company; and was director of East Coast sales for RealNames, a startup Silicon Valley infrastructure company focusing on web navigation.
Other symptoms include: "loose" joints, low muscle tone, a tendency toward easy bruising, translucent skin, a barrel-shaped rib cage, excessive sweating, and blue sclera.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (fragilitas ossium) is an inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by osteoporosis, blue sclera, poor dentition, and mixed deafness.