episcleral artery

n.

Any of numerous small branches of the anterior ciliary arteries that perforate the sclera behind the cornea to supply the iris and ciliary body.

Nearby words

  1. epis.,
  2. episc.,
  3. episcia,
  4. episclera,
  5. episcleral,
  6. episcleral space,
  7. episcleral vein,
  8. episcleritis,
  9. episcopacy,
  10. episcopal


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