sheath of eyeball
A condensation of connective tissue on the outer aspect of the sclera, from which it is separated by a narrow cleftlike space.Tenon's capsule
Words Popularized By Shakespeare That We Still UseWilliam Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 and was baptized on April 26, 1564. His exact birthdate remains unknown, though is conventionally taken to be the same as the day his "bones were interred." In his honor, we wanted to share some words popularized by the man himself.
These Plain Words Have Very Odd Origin StoriesOver the years, these words have gone on a journey from signifying creepy, strange, antithetical, and even paranormal ideas to taking on the standard meanings we know and understand today.
- sheath knife,
- sheath of schwann,
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