circumcorneal

per·i·cor·ne·al

(per'i-kōr'nē-ăl),
Surrounding the cornea.
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circumcorneal

(sĕr″kŭm-kor′nē-ăl) [L. circum, around, + corneus, horny]
Around the cornea.
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circumcorneal

Around the periphery of the CORNEA.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The limbal area should be examined, checking for circumcorneal injection, which may indicate anterior uveitis.
Different authors, at different times, described it as spring catarrh, phlyctenula pallida, circumcorneal hypertrophy, recurrent vegetative conjunctiva, verrucosa conjunctiva and aestivale conjunctiva, calling attention to the various aspects of this disease.
* circumcorneal redness (in contrast with conjunctivitis, where the redness is mainly in the fornices)
Ophthalmic examination revealed keratitis, corneal opacities and circumcorneal vascularisation.
Signs of anterior uveitis may include circumcorneal injection, fine keratic precipitates, cells and flare in the anterior chamber, irregular pupil margin and posterior synechiae.