Definition of Sinus venosus sclerae

1. Noun. A circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins.

Exact synonyms: Canal Of Schlemm, Schlemm's Canal
Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinus Venosus Sclerae

sinus sphenoidalis
sinus sphenoparietalis
sinus standstill
sinus tachycardia
sinus tarsi
sinus thrombosis
sinus tonsillaris
sinus transversus
sinus transversus pericardii
sinus trunci pulmonalis
sinus tympani
sinus venarum cavarum
sinus venosus
sinus venosus sclerae (current term)
sinus venosus syndrome
sinus vertebrales longitudinales
sinuses of dura mater
sinusoidal capillary
sinusoidal function
sinusoidal functions
sinusoidal projection

Literary usage of Sinus venosus sclerae

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"In the inner part of the sclera close to this junction is a circular canal, the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm). In a meridional section of this ..."

2. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A): With Special by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... Sclera sinus venosus sclerae [Canalis Lamina cribrosa sclerae (Raphe sclerae) (Funiculus sclerae) Cornea Annulus conjunctivae Vertex corneae Limbus ..."

3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"... observed an open space, representing Schlemm's canal (sinus venosus sclerae), whose inner (posterior) wall is thus formed by the ligamentum pectinatum. ..."

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