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.
episcleritis ep·i·scle·ri·tis (ěp’ĭ-sklə-rī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the episcleral tissue.
[ih-pis-kuh-puh-see] /ɪˈpɪs kə pə si/ noun, plural episcopacies. 1. government of the church by bishops; church government in which there are three distinct orders of ministers, namely bishops, priests or presbyters, and deacons. 2. . /ɪˈpɪskəpəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. government of a Church by bishops 2. another word for episcopate n. 1640s; see episcopal […]
[ih-pis-kuh-puh l] /ɪˈpɪs kə pəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a : episcopal authority. 2. based on or recognizing a governing order of : an episcopal hierarchy. 3. (initial capital letter) designating the Anglican Church or some branch of it, as the Episcopal Church in America. noun 4. (initial capital letter) Informal. an . […]
- Episcopal church
noun 1. an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland and the US