HyperDic: cornea

English > 1 sense of the word cornea:
NOUNbodycorneathe transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye
cornea > pronunciation
Soundskao'rniyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > cornea: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera.
Part ofeye, oculus, opticThe organ of sight
Narrowerarcus, arcus senilisA whitish / whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea
Broadermembrane, tissue layerA pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Spanishcórnea
Catalancòrnia
Adjectivescornealof or related to the cornea

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