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cornea


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cornea  \Cor"ne*a\  (k?r"n?-?),  n.;  pl  {Corneas}  (-?z).  [Fem. 
  sing.,  fr  L.  corneus  horny,  fr  cornu  a  horn.  See  {Horn}.] 
  (Anat.) 
  The  transparent  part  of  the  coat  of  the  eyeball  which  covers 
  the  iris  and  pupil  and  admits  light  to  the  interior.  See 
  {Eye}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cornea 
  n  :  transparent  anterior  portion  of  the  outer  covering  of  the 
  eye;  it  covers  the  lens  and  iris  and  is  continuous  with 
  the  sclera 




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