Definition of Schlemm's canal

1. Noun. A circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins.




Definition of Schlemm's canal

1. Noun. (anatomy) a circular channel in the eye that collects aqueous humour from the anterior chamber and delivers it into the bloodstream; if it is blocked, a glaucoma results ¹

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Medical Definition of Schlemm's canal

1. sinus venosus sclerae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schlemm's Canal

Schizaeaceae
Schizopetalon walkeri
Schizophragma
Schizophragma hydrangeoides
Schizophyceae
Schizophyta
Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Schizosaccharomyces pombe DNA endonuclease
Schizosaccharomycetaceae
Schizotrypanum cruzi
Schlamperei
Schlatter
Schlatter-Osgood disease
Schleiden
Schlemm
Schlemm's canal
Schlemm's canals
Schlenk flask
Schlenk flasks
Schlenk tube
Schlenk tubes
Schlesien
Schlesinger
Schlesinger's sign
Schleswig
Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswiger
Schleswigers
Schliemann
Schlieren system

Literary usage of Schlemm's canal

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1. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1911)
"See Schlemm"s Canal. S., Cor'onary, a large sinus in the transverse groove between the left auricle and the left ventricle of the heart. ..."

2. Diseases and Injuries of the Eye: Their Medical and Surgical Treatment by George Lawson (1885)
"... of the ligamentum pectinatum, it closes like a valve all access to Schlemm s canal, and prevents the outflow of the ocular fluids by this channel. ..."

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