episcleral vein

episcleral vein

n.
Any of a series of small venules in the sclera of the eye close to the corneal margin that empty into the anterior ciliary veins.
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The conventional route of aqueous outflow involves movement of aqueous humour through the trabecular meshwork, a connective tissue which acts like a filter, across the inner vascular-like endothelial wall of Schlemm's canal, into collector channels and finally out of the eye in episcleral veins via the aqueous veins.