noun, plural lim·bi [lim-bahy]. /ˈlɪm baɪ/.
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noun, plural lim·bi [lim-bahy]. /ˈlɪm baɪ/. Anatomy, Zoology.
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The operation is usually performed through an incision directly behind the limbus.
The incision is made at the limbus in a favourable situation for the division of the synechia.
The chief of these are: simple—dermoid patches, moles of the limbus; malignant—sarcoma, endothelioma, epithelioma.
Limbus: the area along the outer and posterior margin of wing beyond the closed cells; Homoptera, Cicada.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
If it consist of little more than capsule an incision is made at the limbus with the keratome as described for evacuation.