- scleral staphyloma,
- scleral vein,
Origin of sclera
Examples from the Web for sclera
This permits the sclera to show through a very little at this part.
If the iris lies in contact with the sclera and cornea for some time, it becomes adherent (peripheral anterior synechia).
As the disease progresses the sclera becomes denser than normal.
In acute glaucoma the sclera appears to be edematous and slightly thickened.
The eyes may remain open for such long periods of time that the conjunctiva and sclera may become quite dry and ulcerate.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
Word Origin for sclera
1886, medical Latin, from Greek sklera (menix) "the hard (membrane)," fem. of skleros "hard" (see sclerosis).