"Limbus Corneae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An annular transitional zone, approximately 1 mm wide, between the cornea and the bulbar conjunctiva and sclera. It is highly vascular and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea. It is ophthalmologically significant in that it appears on the outer surface of the eyeball as a slight furrow, marking the line between the clear cornea and the sclera. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
- Limbus Corneae
- Sclerocorneal Limbus
- Limbus, Sclerocorneal
- Corneal Limbus
- Limbus, Corneal
- Corneoscleral Junction
- Corneoscleral Junctions
- Junction, Corneoscleral
- Junctions, Corneoscleral
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