scleral ring


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scle·ral ring

the appearance of the sclera adjacent to the optic disc when the retinal pigment epithelium does not extend to the optic nerve.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

scle·ral ring

(skērăl ring)
Scleral appearance adjacent to the optic disc when retinal pigment epithelium does not extend to the optic nerve.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Animals that are mainly active by day have a smaller opening in the scleral ring, while nocturnal creatures had a much larger opening, said the study.
Skull radiographs revealed lateral displacement of the left scleral ring and mild soft tissue swelling of the left periorbital region (Fig 1).