proper substance of sclera
Dense, white, fibrous tissue arranged in interlacing bundles, forming the main mass of the sclera.
A giant eyeball is a Web craze, so what do you call the stuff inside the ball?Sometimes the Internet community gets a little twitterpated about random stuff. In this case, a 30-foot sculpture of an eyeball in Chicago has transmogrified artist Tony Tasset into an online celebrity. Web searches on “giant eyeball” went bananas. Let’s use this eye mania as an excuse to take a look at some of the wonderful names for the parts of our beloved lamps. Like the zonule of Zinn. What …
When To Capitalize “Earth”When it comes to writing, this common English word confuses many native speakers who aren’t sure whether to use Earth or earth. Why is this an issue? Earth can be either a proper noun or a common noun. In English, proper nouns (nouns which signify a particular person, place, or thing) are capitalized. Following this rule, when Earth is discussed as a specific planet or …
- proper motion,
- proper noun,
- proper palmar digital nerve,
- proper plantar digital nerve,
- proper substance of cornea,
- proper time,
- proper value,
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