anterior limiting layer of cornea
anterior limiting lamina of cornea[TA]
a transparent homogeneous acellular layer, 6-9 mcm thick, lying between the basal layer of the outer of stratified corneal epithelium and the substantia propria of the cornea; considered to be a basement membrane.
Synonym(s): lamina limitans anterior corneae [TA], anterior elastic layer, anterior limiting layer of cornea, anterior limiting ring, Bowman layer, Bowman membrane, lamina elastica anterior, Schwalbe ring
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an·te·ri·or lim·it·ing lay·er of cor·ne·a(an-tēr'ē-ŏr lim'it-ing lā'ĕr kōr'nē-ă)
A transparent homogeneous acellular layer, 6-9 mcm thick, lying between the basal lamina of the outer layer of stratified epithelium and the substantia propria of the cornea; considered to be a basement membrane.
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Bowman,Sir William, English ophthalmologist, anatomist, and physiologist, 1816-1892.
Bowman capsule - the expanded beginning of a nephron. Synonym(s): glomerular capsule
Bowman disk - disk resulting from transverse segmentation of striated muscular fiber treated with weak acids, certain alkaline solutions, or freezing.
Bowman eye knife
Bowman iris needle
Bowman iris scissors
Bowman lacrimal dilator
Bowman lacrimal probe
Bowman membrane - Synonym(s): anterior limiting layer of cornea
Bowman muscle - Synonym(s): ciliary muscle
Bowman probe - a double-ended probe for the lacrimal duct.
Bowman space - the slitlike space between the visceral and parietal layers of the capsule of the renal corpuscle. Synonym(s): capsular space
Bowman strabismus scissors
Bowman theory - that urine is formed by passive filtration through the glomeruli and secretion by the epithelium of the tubules.
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