posterior elastic lamina

posterior elastic lamina n DESCEMET'S MEMBRANE

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  • Lamina — A plate or layer. For example, the lamina arcus vertebrae, usually just called the lamina, are plates of bone in each vertebral body. * * * SYN: plate (1). SEE ALSO: layer, stratum. [L] l. affixa [TA] that part of the medial ependymal wall of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Descemet's membrane — Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3. substantia propria. 4. Posterior elastic lamina. (Descemet s membrane) 5. Endothelium of the anterior chamber. a …   Wikipedia

  • Descemet’s membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = l. limitans posterior corneae GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1008 Caption = Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornea — For other uses, see Cornea (disambiguation). Cornea Schematic diagram of the human eye. (Cornea labeled at center top.) …   Wikipedia

  • Stroma of cornea — Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3. substantia propria. 4. Posterior elastic lamina. 5. Endothelium of the anterior chamber …   Wikipedia

  • Corneal epithelium — Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3. substantia propria. 4. Posterior elastic lamina. 5. Endothelium of the anterior chamber. a. Oblique fibers …   Wikipedia

  • Bowman's membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = Bowman s membrane Latin = l. limitans anterior corneae GraySubject = 225 GrayPage = 1008 Caption = Vertical section of human cornea from near the margin. (Waldeyer.) Magnified. 1. Epithelium. 2. Anterior elastic lamina. 3.… …   Wikipedia

  • Descemet's membrane — Des·ce·met s membrane .des( ə) .māz n a transparent highly elastic apparently structureless membrane that covers the inner surface of the cornea and is lined with endothelium called also membrane of Descemet, posterior elastic lamina Des·ce·met… …   Medical dictionary

  • space of Fontana — space of Fon·tana .fän tän ə n any of the spaces between trabeculae of Descemet s membrane through which the anterior chamber of the eye communicates with the canal of Schlemm Fon·ta·na .fōn tä nä Felice (1730 1805) Italian neurologist and… …   Medical dictionary

  • space of fontana — ˌfän.ˈtänə, fən. , tanə Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: after Felice Fontana died 1805 Italian physiologist : any of the spaces between trabeculae of the posterior elastic lamina of the cornea through which the anterior chamber of the eye …   Useful english dictionary

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