Definition of Canal of schlemm

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 Canal of schlemm

1. Adjective. (anatomy) (alternative form of Schlemm's canal) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canal Of Schlemm

canafistola
canafistula
canaigre
canaigres
canaille
canailles
canakin
canakins
canakinumab
canal
canal boat
canal of Guyon
canal of Hering
canal of Hovius
canal of Schlemm
canalboat
canalboats
canaled
canales
canales alveolares
canales diploici
canales longitudinales modioli
canales palatini minores
canales semicirculares anterior
canales semicirculares lateralis
canales semicirculares ossei
canales semicirculares posterior
canalicular
canalicular adenoma

Literary usage of Canal of schlemm

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1. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1875)
"... processes—Ciliary muscle—Iris—Canal of Schlemm, or circular venous sinus—Pupillary membrane—Retina—Jacob's membrane—Crystalline lens—Suspensory ligament ..."

2. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1874)
"... processes—Ciliary muscle—Iris—Canal of Schlemm, or circular venous sinus—Pupillary membrane—Retina—Jacob's membrane—Crystalline lens—Suspensory ligament ..."

3. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat by Burton Alexander Randall, George Edmund DeSchweinitz (1901)
"... its radiating, Jfa, its circular títere: o', anterior ciliary artery; », canal of Schlemm; z, origin of ciliary muscle; o,/, anterior surface of iris; ..."

4. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1870)
"It is through the fenestrated structure, between the laminae of the ligamentum pectinatum, and through the canal of Schlemm that an injection passes from ..."

5. A Text book of physiology by Michael Foster (1894)
"Since the ciliary muscle pulls on the tissue surrounding the canal of Schlemm it is possible, or even probable that the movements of accommodation help ..."

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