HyperDic: canal_of_schlemm

English > 1 sense of the expression canal of Schlemm:
NOUNbodycanal of Schlemm, Schlemm's canal, sinus venosus scleraea circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
English > canal of Schlemm: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins.
SynonymsSchlemm's canal, sinus venosus sclerae
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Spanishcanal de Schlemm
Catalancanal de Schlemm

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