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Meaning of CORNEA

Pronunciation:  'korneeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  transparent anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the lens and iris and is continuous with the sclera
 

CORNEA is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: arcus, arcus senilis, eye, membrane, oculus, optic, peeper, tissue layer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cor"ne*a\ (k?r"n?-?), n.; pl. {Corneas} (-?z). [Fem.
sing., fr. L. corneus horny, fr. cornu a horn. See {Horn}.]
(Anat.)
The transparent part of the coat of the eyeball which covers
the iris and pupil and admits light to the interior. See
{Eye}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The cornea is the clear, round tissue at the front of the eye; it covers the eye's pupil, iris, and lens.
 

 

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