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Plural of limbus.
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(lim'bus) plural.limbi [L. limbus, border]
The edge or border of a part.

limbus alveolaris

1. The upper free edge of the alveolar process of the mandible.
2. The lower free edge of the alveolar process of the maxilla. Synonym: arcus alveolaris maxillae

limbus conjunctivae

The edge of the conjunctiva overlapping the cornea.

limbus corneae

The edge of the cornea where it unites with the sclera.

corneoscleral limbus

In the eye, a transitional dome 1 or 2 mm wide where the cornea joins the sclera and conjunctiva.

limbus fossae ovalis

The thickened margin of the fossa ovalis cordis, esp. the rim of the septum secundum bounding the fossa.

limbus laminae spiralis osseae

A thickening of the periosteum of the osseous spiral lamina of the cochlea to which the tectorial membrane is attached.

limbi palpebrales anteriores

The anterior margins of the free edges of the eyelids from which the cilia or eyelashes grow.

limbi palpebrales posteriores

The posterior margins of the free edges of the eyelids; the region of transition of skin to conjunctival mucous membrane.

limbus sphenoidalis

Ridge on the anterior portion of upper surface of sphenoid bone.
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