Scleral vein

scleral vein n.
Any of the tributaries to the anterior ciliary veins, draining the sclera.


Read Also:

  • Sclere

    noun 1. (zoology) a supporting anatomical structure, esp a sponge spicule

  • Sclerectasia

    sclerectasia scler·ec·ta·sia (sklēr’ěk-tā’zē-ə, -zhə) n. Localized bulging of the sclera lined with uveal tissue.

  • Sclerectoiridectomy

    sclerectoiridectomy scle·rec·to·ir·i·dec·to·my (sklə-rěk’tō-ĭr’ĭ-děk’tə-mē, ī’rĭ-) n. Excision of a portion of the sclera and the iris in the treatment of glaucoma.

  • Sclerectoiridodialysis

    sclerectoiridodialysis scle·rec·to·ir·i·do·di·al·y·sis (sklə-rěk’tō-ĭr’ĭ-dō-dī-āl’ĭ-sĭs, -ī’rĭ-) n. A surgical procedure used in treating glaucoma that combines sclerectomy and iridodialysis.

Disclaimer: Scleral vein definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.