crypts of Fuchs

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Fuchs, crypts of

Pit-like depressions or openings found near the collarette and near the periphery of the iris. They allow the passage of aqueous humour from the anterior chamber into the stroma of the iris as the volume of the iris changes with dilatation and contraction.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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