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1. cornea

noun. ['ˈkɔrniːə'] the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera.

Synonyms

  • tissue layer
  • arcus senilis
  • optic
  • arcus
  • eye
  • oculus

Antonyms

  • inattention

Etymology

  • cornea tela (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cornea

  • cornia

How do you pronounce cornea?

Pronounce cornea as ˈkɔrniə.

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Sentences with cornea


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the scratch becomes infected, the cornea may start to look cloudy.

2. Verb, base form
Without treatment, this dry eye can lead to cornea ulceration or keratitis.

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