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scleral

[skleer-uh l]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. sclerotic(def 1).
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Origin of scleral

First recorded in 1865–70; scler(a) + -al1
Related formssub·scle·ral, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • It also differs materially from a scleral injection, in which there is a visible dilatation of the superficial scleral vessels.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1

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  • The scleral infiltration causes a firm swelling, often sensitive to touch, over which the conjunctiva is freely movable.