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Limbus Corneae

"Limbus Corneae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An annular transitional zone, approximately 1 mm wide, between the cornea and the bulbar conjunctiva and sclera. It is highly vascular and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea. It is ophthalmologically significant in that it appears on the outer surface of the eyeball as a slight furrow, marking the line between the clear cornea and the sclera. (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Limbus Corneae" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Limbus Corneae" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 68 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2016
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