Descemet membrane


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posterior limiting lamina of cornea

[TA]
a transparent homogeneous acellular layer between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea; considered to be a highly developed basement membrane.

pos·ter·i·or e·las·tic la·mi·na of cor·ne·a

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr ĕ-las'tik lam'i-nă kōr'nē-ă)
A delicate hyaline membrane lying between the substantia propria of the cornea and the corneal endothelium.
Synonym(s): Descemet membrane, lamina limitans posterior corneae.

Descemet membrane

(des(-e)-ma')
[Jean Descemet, Fr. anatomist, 1732–1810]
An elastic layer deep in the corneal layers formed of endothelium.
Synonym: Demours membrane

Descemet,

Jean, French physician, 1732-1810.
Descemet membrane - a transparent homogeneous acellular layer between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea. Synonym(s): posterior limiting layer of cornea
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