Descemet membrane

Descemet membrane
Des·ce·met membrane (des-ə-maґ) [Jean Descemet, French anatomist, 1732–1810] see lamina limitans posterior corneae.

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  • Descemet’s membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = l. limitans posterior corneae GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1008 Caption = Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3.… …   Wikipedia

  • Descemet's membrane — Des·ce·met s membrane .des( ə) .māz n a transparent highly elastic apparently structureless membrane that covers the inner surface of the cornea and is lined with endothelium called also membrane of Descemet, posterior elastic lamina Des·ce·met… …   Medical dictionary

  • membrane of descemet — Usage: usually capitalized D Etymology: after Jean Descemet died 1810 French anatomist : descemet s membrane …   Useful english dictionary

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