Fontana, Felice

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Felice, Italian physiologist, 1730-1805.
Fontana canal - the vascular structure encircling the anterior chamber of the eye and through which the aqueous is returned to the blood circulation. Synonym(s): sinus venosus sclerae
Fontana spaces - irregularly shaped endothelium-lined spaces within the trabecular reticulum, through which the aqueous filters to reach the sinus venosus sclerae. Synonym(s): spaces of iridocorneal angle
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