cornea plana


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cornea plana

a congenital disorder in which the arc curvature of the cornea is flatter than normal, leaving the eye hyperopic.

cor·ne·a pla·na

(kōr'nē-ă plā'nă)
A congenital disorder in which the arc of curvature of the cornea is flatter than normal, leaving the eye hyperopic.

cornea

the clear, transparent anterior segment of the fibrous tunic of the eye. The cornea is subject to injury by foreign bodies in the eye, and bacterial and viral infections. See also corneal, keratitis, keratopathy.

cornea nigrum
see corneal sequestrum.
cornea plana
a congenital flattening of the cornea.