Unlike the rest of the eye, or most of the body, the cornea is a privileged organ.
Here is the proof: even as a whippersnapper, young Rand seemed to love the cornea.
What is possibly lovable about the cornea—or the iris or the retina for that matter?
It is the cornea—the last redoubt of virility and independence.
Untouched and untouchable, not surprisingly it was the cornea that the future Dr. Paul fell in love with.
The cornea near the line of incision presents a grey striped appearance with the stri arranged at right angles to the wound.
The sap is used in Bombay to remove opacities of the cornea.
Make drawings of the lateral aspect of the head; of a bit of the cornea; of the dissected out mouth-parts.
Alteration in the shape of the cornea occurs only rarely in adult life.
It is probably due to adhesion of the root of the iris to the back of the cornea during the time the anterior chamber is empty.
cornea cor·ne·a (kôr'nē-ə)
The transparent, convex, anterior portion of the outer fibrous coat of the eyeball that covers the iris and the pupil and is continuous with the sclera.