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Related to corneal limbus: trephine
the margin of the cornea overlapped by the sclera.
Synonym(s): limbus corneae [TA], limbus of cornea [TA], corneal limbus ☆ , corneal margin, sclerocorneal junction
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The transition zone, about 1.5 mm wide, between the conjunctiva and sclera on the one hand, and the cornea on the other. Syn. corneoscleral junction. See corneal epithelium; limbal blanching; Vogt's white limbal girdle.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann