adjective see sclera

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  • scléral — scléral, ale, aux [ skleral, o ] adj. • 1961; du gr. sklêros « dur » ♦ Anat. Relatif à la sclérotique. Conjonctive sclérale. ● scléral, sclérale, scléraux adjectif Qui a rapport à la sclérotique. scléral, ale, aux [skleʀal, o] adj …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scleral — sclerál adj. m., pl. scleráli; f. sg. sclerálă, pl. sclerále Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SCLERÁL, Ă adj. Referitor la sclerotică; al scleroticii. [< fr. scléral] …   Dicționar Român

  • scleral — Relating to the sclera. SYN: sclerotic (2). * * * scler·al skler əl adj of or relating to the sclera <scleral tissue> <scleral contact lenses> …   Medical dictionary

  • scleral — /sklear euhl/, adj. Anat. sclerotic (def. 1). [1865 70; SCLER(A) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • scleral — adjective Of, or pertaining to, the sclera …   Wiktionary

  • scleral — adj. pertaining to the white fibrous covering of the eye, pertaining to the sclera …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scleral — scle·ral …   English syllables

  • scleral — irəl adjective Etymology: scler + al : sclerotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scleral lens — A scleral lens is a large type of contact lens that rests on the sclera and creates a tear filled vault over the cornea. Scleral lenses are designed to treat a variety of eye conditions which do not respond to other forms of treatment.… …   Wikipedia

  • Scleral buckle — A scleral buckle is one of several ophthalmologic procedures that can be used to repair a retinal detachment. Retinal detachments are usually caused by retinal tears, and a scleral buckle can be used to close the retinal break.Scleral buckles… …   Wikipedia

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