calcar sclerae

[TA] scleral spur: the posterior lip of the venous sinus of the sclera to which most of the fibers of the trabecular reticulum of the iridocorneal angle and the meridional fibers of the ciliary muscle are attached; called also scleral roll.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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