circle of Hovius

an intrascleral circular arrangement of anastomosing ciliary veins anterior to the vorticose veins, not far from the corneoscleral margin, occurring in mammals other than humans.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Hovius canal circle plexus — Ho·vi·us canal, circle, plexus (hoґve əs) [Jacobus Hovius, Dutch ophthalmologist, 1710–1786] see under canal, circle, and plexus …   Medical dictionary

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  • círculo venoso de Leber — Eng. Venous circle of Leber Ver plexo de Hovius …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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