substantia propria of cornea

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sub·stan·ti·a pro·pri·a of cor·ne·a

proper substance of cornea, modified transparent connective tissue, between the layers of which are open spaces or lacunae nearly filled with the corneal cells or corpuscles.
Synonym(s): substantia propria corneae [TA]
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Wonder not then, what God for you saw good If I refuse not, but convert, as you, To proper substance; time may come when men With Angels may participate, and find No inconvenient Diet, nor too light Fare: And from these corporal nutriments perhaps Your bodies may at last turn all to Spirit Improv'd by tract of time, and wingd ascend Ethereal, as wee, or may at choice Here or in Heav'nly Paradises dwell; If ye be found obedient, and retain Unalterably firm his love entire Whose progenie you are.
This office has proper substance. The costs of the Rotterdam office will be less than London, so there will be some savings there."
Therefore, the composite substance, as a form in act, can be a proper substance insofar it is in act and activity and insofar as the form (qua essence) remains as the formal principle of the intelligibility of its act.
A composite substance, in short, is a real unified whole and a proper substance, and is proportionally (being) in act and activity in relation to its potency toward act, for the sake of its essence.
The 29 editorials tackle such issues as the misuse of ideology in teacher education, the public purpose of education in a democratic society, the relationship between education and the broader public, and the proper substance of teacher knowledge.
"It actually stands on the head the question of academies, because from a town of social deprivation a rising standard has been achieved, without selling the family silver on the altar of ideology, without a proper substance."
Cranmer's objection operates within Gardiner's terms, insisting only that accidents must inhere in their proper substance and not questioning the basic division of objects into substance and accident.
Calvin, Treatise: "the inward substance of the sacrament is annexed to the visible signs" (441); the figure is "joined unto his verity and substance" (440); "he refresheth us with his own proper substance" (442).
Programmes to deliver effective criminality prevention are less obvious as to their proper substance, difficult to implement and maintain and are relatively costly.
Properly made people, with competent bodies and truly human thoughts/emotions, are by definition inclined towards the sustenance of tranquil, lovingly concerned, generous interactions with co-residents, and are furthermore physically and intellectually/emotionally equipped for the production of new generations of proper substances and proper new human beings.
Lowe argues concerning substance that Locke correctly recognised the indispensability of the notion but had a defective analysis of it, and concerning personal identity, that Locke was correct in thinking that persons are essentially psychological, but failed to treat them as proper substances. Lowe's final engagement with Book 2 is the next chapter on action.