anterior limiting ring


The periphery of the cornea thickened by a bundle of circular connective and elastic fibers, in front or in the termination of the limiting layer of cornea.Schwalbe's ring

Nearby words

  1. anterior interosseous nerve,
  2. anterior jugular vein,
  3. anterior labial nerve,
  4. anterior labial vein,
  5. anterior lacrimal crest,
  6. anterior lingual gland,
  7. anterior lobe of hypophysis,
  8. anterior malleolar artery,
  9. anterior median fissure,
  10. anterior median line

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