- corncob pipe,
- corneal astigmatism,
- corneal corpuscle,
- corneal graft,
- corneal layer
Origin of cornea
Examples from the Web for cornea
Blood was pooling beneath her cornea, forming what is known as a hyphema.
What is possibly lovable about the cornea—or the iris or the retina for that matter?
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.
It is the cornea—the last redoubt of virility and independence.
At other times it is produced by bruises, scratches, or other direct injury of the cornea.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
Pannus is a superficial vascularized infiltration of the cornea.
The iris, as a rule, hangs free from the cornea, often tremulous because of retraction of the lens beyond the iris plane.Glaucoma|Various
The pupil is usually dilated, the cornea becomes opaque and may ulcerate, and there is photophobia and sometimes diplopia.
The margin of the iris is firmly connected with the eyeball all round, at the junction of the sclerotic and the cornea.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
noun plural -neas (-nɪəz) or -neae (-nɪˌiː)
Word Origin for cornea
late 14c., from Medieval Latin cornea tela "horny web or sheath," from Latin cornu (genitive cornus) "horn" (see horn (n.)). So called for its consistency. Related: Corneal.