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limbus

 [lim´bus] (L.)
1. a border or margin.
2. the edge of the cornea, where it joins the sclera. Called also limbus corneae.
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lim·bus

, pl.

lim·bi

(lim'bŭs, lim'bī),
The edge, border, or fringe of a part.
[L. a border]
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limbus

(lĭm′bəs)
n. pl. lim·bi (-bī′) Biology
A distinctive border or edge, such as the junction between the cornea and sclera of the eyeball.
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lim·bus

, pl. limbi (lim'bŭs, -bī) [TA]
The edge, border, or fringe of a part.
[L. a border]
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limbus

An edge or distinct border, especially the margin of the CORNEA.
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