Fibrous tunic of eyeball

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Fibrous tunic of eyeball
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Horizontal section of the eyeball. (Cornea labeled at top, sclera labeled at center right.)
Latin tunica fibrosa bulbi, tunica fibrosa oculi
Gray's p.1005
Anatomical terminology

The sclera and cornea form the fibrous tunic of the bulb of the eye; the sclera is opaque, and constitutes the posterior five-sixths of the tunic; the cornea is transparent, and forms the anterior sixth.

The term "corneosclera" is also used to describe the sclera and cornea together.[1]

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.