iridocorneal angle

(redirected from angulus iridocornealis)

ir·i·do·cor·ne·al an·gle

[TA]
the acute angle between the iris and the cornea at the periphery of the anterior chamber of the eye.

ir·i·do·cor·ne·al an·gle

(ir'i-dō-kōr'nē-ăl ang'gĕl) [TA]
The acute area between the iris and the cornea at the periphery of the anterior chamber of the eye.
Synonym(s): angulus iridocornealis [TA] , angle of iris, filtration angle.

iridocorneal

pertaining to the iris and the cornea.

iridocorneal angle
where the base of the iris attaches to the peripheral cornea and sclera; the site of aqueous drainage from the anterior chamber.
iridocorneal meshwork
solid trabeculae interspersed between fluid spaces, at the iridial angle of the eye. Called also iridial angle meshwork.