Origin of limbus1
- a border, edge, or limb.
Origin of limbus2
Examples from the Web for limbus
Historical Examples of limbus
The joy that comes from thinking that most everybody is lined up for Limbus with no return ticket.The Roycroft Dictionary
My informant thinks, that of the whole population three-tenths were Bhotiyas, five-tenths Lapchas, and two tenths Limbus.An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal
Fancis Buchanan Hamilton
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
An incision is made behind the limbus, usually in an upper segment of the cornea, by means of a bent broad needle.
If it consist of little more than capsule an incision is made at the limbus with the keratome as described for evacuation.
- anatomy the edge or border of any of various structures or parts
Word Origin for limbus
- An edge, border, or fringe of an anatomical part.