[ih-pish-ee-uh, ih-pish-uh] /ɪˈpɪʃ i ə, ɪˈpɪʃ ə/
any of several tropical American plants of the genus Episcia, often cultivated as houseplants for their textured, variegated foliage and showy flowers.
episclera ep·i·scle·ra (ěp’ĭ-sklēr’ə) n. 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.