episcleral


episcleral
1. Upon the sclera. 2. Relating to the episclera.

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epi·scler·al -'skler-əl adj
1) situated upon the sclerotic coat of the eye
2) of or relating to the episclera

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epi·scle·ral (ep″ĭ-sklerґəl) 1. overlying the sclera. 2. of or pertaining to the episclera.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • épiscléral — épiscléral, ale, aux [episkleʀal, o] adj. ÉTYM. V. 1970; de épi , et rad. de sclérotique. ❖ ♦ Méd. Qui se rapporte à la sclérotique (de l œil). || Abcès épiscléral …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • episcleral — epi·scleral …   English syllables

  • episcleral — “+ adjective Etymology: epi + scleral 1. : situated upon the sclerotic coat of the eye 2. [New Latin episclera + English al] : of or relating to the episclera …   Useful english dictionary

  • episcleral arteries — arteriae episclerales …   Medical dictionary

  • episcleral layer — lamina episcleralis …   Medical dictionary

  • episcleral space — spatium episclerale …   Medical dictionary

  • episcleral tissue — the loose connective tissue over the sclera, between it and the conjunctiva …   Medical dictionary

  • episcleral veins — venae episclerales …   Medical dictionary

  • episcleral veins — noun small veins in the sclera near the corneal margin; empty into the anterior ciliary veins • Syn: ↑venae episclerales • Hypernyms: ↑venule, ↑venula, ↑capillary vein …   Useful english dictionary

  • melanosis episcleral — coloración negra difusa de la esclerótida debida a la presencia de melanóforos entre las mallas del tejido plexiforme. imagen clínica [véase http://www.iqb.es/diccio/m/me.htm#episcleral] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano …   Diccionario médico


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