Medical Definition of Arcus adiposus

1. An opaque, grayish ring at the periphery of the cornea just within the sclerocorneal junction, of frequent occurrence in the aged; it results from a deposit of fatty granules in, or hyaline degeneration of, the lamellae and cells of the cornea. Synonym: anterior embryotoxon, arcus adiposus, arcus juvenilis, arcus lipoides, arcus senilis, gerontoxon, linea corneae senilis, lipoidosis corneae. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcus Adiposus

arcuate veins of kidney
arcuate zone
arcuated
arcuately
arcuation
arcuations
arcubalist
arcubalister
arcubalisters
arcubalists
arcubisite
arcubus
arcubuses
arcubusses
arcus adiposus (current term)
arcus alveolaris mandibulae
arcus alveolaris maxillae
arcus anterior atlantis
arcus aortae
arcus cartilaginis cricoideae
arcus cornealis
arcus costalis
arcus costarum
arcus dentalis inferior
arcus dentalis superior
arcus ductus thoracici
arcus glossopalatinus
arcus iliopectineus
arcus inguinalis

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