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sclera
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<anatomy> The tough white outer coat of the eyeball, covering approximately the posterior five sixths of its surface and continuous anteriorly with the cornea and posteriorly with the external sheath of the optic nerve.

Origin: L., Gr. Skleros = hard

(11 Mar 2008)

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