venous sinus of sclera

venous sinus of sclera
s. venosus sclerae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • reticulum trabeculare — [TA] a trabecula of loose fibers found at the iridocorneal angle between the anterior chamber of the eye and the venous sinus of the sclera; the aqueous humor filters through the spaces between the fibers into the sinus and passes into the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Sondermann canals — conical extensions of the lumen of the Schlemm canal (venous sinus of the sclera) sometimes observed in the inner wall of the canal …   Medical dictionary

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