corneoscleral junction

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corneoscleral junction

the margin of the cornea overlapped by the sclera.

limbus, corneal

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.
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Lymphocytic anterior uveitis has been described in ocular infections with other viruses (e.g., rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, and chikungunya virus) and can indicate a secondary immune response to viral antigens (31,32), although the pyknotic debris and swollen endothelium in the new vessels at the corneal margin in LASV-infected guinea pigs suggest a more acute insult.
B) Immunohistochemical (IHC) staining in the endothelium and adjacent stroma of the corneal margin (asterisk) and in the endothelium deep to Descemet's membrane (arrowhead).
The surrounding natural cells detect this growth factor, are stimulated to propagate and populate the surface of the corneal margin.