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Pertaining to the cornea and sclera.


Pertaining to the cornea and sclera.


pertaining to or emanating from the corneosclera.

corneoscleral junction
the point at which the sclera's opaque, wavy fibers join the more neatly arranged and transparent corneal fibers. Called also limbus.
corneoscleral transposition
the movement of part of the sclera to repair adjacent cornea; a keratoplasty technique.
corneoscleral trephination
formation of a drainage hole through the corneoscleral junction into the anterior chamber to allow the outflow of aqueous humor into the subconjunctival vasculature and lymphatics. Used in the treatment of glaucoma.