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Sclera

Descriptions of Sclera

Sclera: whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering of the eyeball
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sclera : tough white outer coat of the eyeball, continuous anteriorly with the cornea and posteriorly with the external sheath of the optic nerve.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Sclera

Sclera: The sclera is the outermost layer of the eyeball. The sclera is commonly known as the whites of the eyes and consists of fibrous connective tissue. The sclera includes the cornea.

Conditions that can afflict the sclera include ruptured globe, trauma, and astigmatism.

Sclera: Outer coat of the eyeball. (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Sarcoidosis: NHLBI)

Closely Related Organs: Sclera

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Sclera:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Sclera

The following conditions are related to the organ: Sclera:

Sub Parts: Sclera

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Sclera:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Sclera

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Sclera:

Condition count: 1 ; see list below.

Organ types: Eye (104)

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Diseases List for Sclera:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Sclera' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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