perforated layer of sclera

n.

The perforated portion of the sclera through which the fibers of the optic nerve pass.

Nearby words

  1. perfing,
  2. perfoliate,
  3. perfoliate bellwort,
  4. perforate,
  5. perforated,
  6. perforated substance,
  7. perforated tape,
  8. perforated ulcer,
  9. perforating abscess,
  10. perforating artery


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