episclera ep·i·scle·ra (ěp’ĭ-sklēr’ə)
The connective tissue layer between sclera and conjunctiva of the eye.
- Episcleral artery
episcleral artery n. Any of numerous small branches of the anterior ciliary arteries that perforate the sclera behind the cornea to supply the iris and ciliary body.
episcleral ep·i·scle·ral (ěp’ĭ-sklēr’əl) adj.
- Episcleral space
episcleral space n. The space between the sheath of eyeball and the sclera. Also called Tenon’s space.
- Episcleral vein
episcleral vein n. Any of a series of small venules in the sclera of the eye close to the corneal margin that empty into the anterior ciliary veins.