Definition of Scleral veins

1. Noun. Tributaries of the anterior ciliary veins that drain the sclera of the eye.

Exact synonyms: Venae Sclerales
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel



Medical Definition of Scleral veins

1. Small veins draining the sclera; they are tributaries to the anterior ciliary veins. Synonym: venae sclerales. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scleral Veins

scleradenitis
sclerae
scleragogy
scleral
scleral buckling
scleral buckling operation
scleral diseases
scleral ectasia
scleral resection
scleral rigidity
scleral ring
scleral roll
scleral spur
scleral staphyloma
scleral sulcus
scleral veins (current term)
scleralization
scleralizations
scleras
scleratogenous
sclere
sclerectasia
sclerectomy
scleredema
scleredema adultorum
scleregenous
sclereid
sclereids
sclerema
sclerema adiposum

Literary usage of Scleral veins

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"Enlargement of the scleral veins.—Enlargement of the scleral veins (Fig. 19) is still another form of nyper- emia. The principal trunks of these vessels ..."

2. Blood-pressure: Its Clinical Applications by George William Norris (1917)
"The fluids distending the eyeball circulate along one of two courses: (1) That of the blood entering the ciliary arteries and leaving by the scleral veins, ..."

3. Blood-pressure by George William Norris (1916)
"The fluids distending the eyeball circulate along one of two courses: (1) That of the blood entering the ciliary arteries and leaving by the scleral veins, ..."

4. Ophthalmoscope: A Monthly Review of Current Ophthalmology (1903)
"The anterior scleral veins were enlarged and tortuous. There was but little conjunctival congestion. The cornea was steamy, translucent in places, ..."

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