pericorneal

pericorneal

 [per″ĭ-kor´ne-al]
around the cornea.
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per·i·cor·ne·al

(per'i-kōr'nē-ăl),
Surrounding the cornea.
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pericorneal

(pĕr″ĭ-kor′nē-ăl) [″ + L. cornu, horn]
Placed around the cornea.
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Prior to entering the cornea, the nerve bundles traverse the limbus and contribute fibers to the limbal, or pericorneal plexus, a dense, ring-like meshwork of nerve fibers that completely surrounds the peripheral cornea [1].
Specifically, these regions include the cornea epidermis overlying the eye and the pericorneal epidermis immediately surrounding the eye.
Relationships between eye factors and lens-forming transformations in the cornea and pericorneal epidermis of larval Xenopus laevis.