sclera

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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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The bleeding causes a red area over the white of the eye.
The bright blue pupil and the white of the eye are fringed by flesh-coloured eyelids, but this eye is so big that it light takes two and a half years to cross from one side to the other.
Still, cornea transplants from dead donors have thrived only when a recipient has a reserve of corneal stem cells, which reside where the cornea meets the white of the eye.
n If you can see a foreign body on the white of the eye, wash it out with clean water or lift it with a moist swab.
To date, human recipients have had a power source attached to an electrode array by a wire that protrudes from the sclera, or white of the eye.
The infection can also cause pus to collect in the eye and redness in the white of the eye.
The founders of Oculir have combined the best wavelength region for measuring glucose, the Mid-IR, with a unique measurement site, the white of the eye, and protected it with a strong intellectual property position," noted Dr.
These patients don't receive any stem cells, which reside where the cornea meets the white of the eye.