posterior limiting layer of cornea

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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·te·ri·or lim·it·ing layer of cor·ne·a

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr lim'it-ing lā'ĕr kōr'nē-ă)
A transparent homogeneous acellular layer between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea; considered to be a highly developed basement membrane.
Synonym(s): membrana vitrea [TA] , vitreous membrane (1) .

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

Duddell,

Benedict, 18th century English oculist.
Duddell membrane - considered to be a highly developed basement membrane. Synonym(s): posterior limiting layer of cornea
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