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cor·ne·al pan·nus(kōr'nē-ăl pan'ŭs)
Fibrovascular connective tissue that proliferates in the anterior layers of the peripheral cornea in inflammatory corneal disease, particularly trachoma in which the pannus involves the superior cornea.
Pannus accompanying xerophthalmia. It is composed principally of connective tissue that is dry and poorly vascularized.
See also: pannus