Definition of Sinus venosus sclerae
1. Noun. A circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins.
Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"In the inner part of the sclera close to this junction is a circular canal, the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm). In a meridional section of this ..."
2. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A): With Special by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... Sclera sinus venosus sclerae [Canalis Lamina cribrosa sclerae (Raphe sclerae) (Funiculus sclerae) Cornea Annulus conjunctivae Vertex corneae Limbus ..."
3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"... observed an open space, representing Schlemm's canal (sinus venosus sclerae), whose inner (posterior) wall is thus formed by the ligamentum pectinatum. ..."