Definition of Central artery of the retina
1. Noun. A branch of the ophthalmic artery; enters the eyeball with the optic nerve.
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
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Literary usage of Central artery of the retina
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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1874)
"Transitory Embolism of the Central Artery of the Retina.—Dr. L. MAUTHNER refers to a number of cases in which sadden blindness has occurred, ..."
2. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye by John Soelberg Wells (1883)
"The ophthalmoscope showed that it was a case of embolism of the central artery of the retina. The optic disk was very pale, but transparent, the vessels, ..."
3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1854)
"These parts receive their supply of blood from the central vessels of the retina. The central artery of the retina, as already said, enters the eyeball ..."
4. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"In a pertain number of cases, although all the ordinary ophthalmoscopic appearances holism of the central artery of the retina have been present, ..."
5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1886)
"On a Case of Partial Embolism of the Inferior Division of the Central Artery of the Retina ... Central Artery of the Retina ..."