Sclera

What is Sclera?

Sclera meaning The white layer of the eye that covers most of the outside of the eyeball. It is composed of tough fibrous tissue and is the protective and supportive layer of the eye. The anterior portion of the sclera, called the cornea, lies over the colored part of the eye (iris) and the pupil.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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