Definition of Corneal

1. Adjective. Of or related to the cornea.

Partainyms: Cornea
Derivative terms: Cornea

Definition of Corneal

1. a. Pertaining to the cornea.

Definition of Corneal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the cornea. ¹

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Definition of Corneal

1. cornea [adj] - See also: cornea

Medical Definition of Corneal

1. The cornea is an outwardly convex transparent membrane forming part of the anterior (front) portion of the eye. It is situated directly in front of the pupil an merges back to the sclera (white of the eye) and the outer margin of the iris. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corneal

cornea farinata
cornea urica
corneal (current term)
corneal astigmatism
corneal corpuscles
corneal diseases
corneal dystrophy
corneal ectasia
corneal endothelial polymorphism
corneal facet
corneal graft
corneal lens
corneal margin
corneal neovascularization
corneal oedema
corneal opacity

Literary usage of Corneal

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

1. A German-English dictionary of terms used in medicine and the allied sciences by Hugo Lang, Bertram Abrahams (1905)
"-fläche and, m. corneal margin ing, m. arcus senilis ... corneal ulcération Hornhaut-Verwachsung, /. adhesion of cornea Hornhaut-verfall, m. staphyloma of ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"In the text-books upon eye diseases of twenty years ago we find but scant reference to bacteria as factors in the causation of conjunctiva! or corneal ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1888)
"The corneal refraction was found to be the same in both eyes to within 0.25 D in one ... The largest number has a corneal refraction of from 44 D to 45 D ..."

4. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"The corneal lesion has been ascribed to a trophic change; to the lessened ... The keratitis begins in the true corneal tissue, and spreads peripherally ..."

5. Text-book of normal histology: including an account of the development of by George Arthur Piersol (1904)
"Perineurial lymph- channels enclose the larger nerve-trunks, which they accompany for a variable distance into the corneal tissue; these lymphatic channels ..."

6. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1890)
"27 cornea; had an astigmatism according to the rule, 4 contrary to the rule, and 7 had an astigmatism less than 0.25 D. In all but 7 eyes the corneal and ..."

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