check ligament of eyeball

[chĕk]

n.

Either of two expansions of the sheaths of the medial and lateral rectus muscles of the eyeball that act to restrain the activity of these muscles.

Nearby words

  1. check bit,
  2. check card,
  3. check digit,
  4. check in,
  5. check into,
  6. check line,
  7. check list,
  8. check mark,
  9. check off,
  10. check on


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