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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or related to the transparent part of the eye which covers the iris and pupil

Usage examples (37)
  • Usually the scratch is superficial, and this is called a corneal abrasion.
  • Keratoplasties, commonly known as corneal transplants, are some of the most extreme procedures to correct vision.
  • Also, as he later blogged, he had some kind of corneal ulcer.
  • "Inflammation and pain are common; serious problems such as corneal abrasions and blinding infections can also occur." for more
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