episcleral vein

n.

Any of a series of small venules in the sclera of the eye close to the corneal margin that empty into the anterior ciliary veins.

Nearby words

  1. episcia,
  2. episclera,
  3. episcleral,
  4. episcleral artery,
  5. episcleral space,
  6. episcleritis,
  7. episcopacy,
  8. episcopal,
  9. episcopal church,
  10. episcopal church in america


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