corneanoun [ C ]uk /kɔːˈni.ə/ us /ˈkɔːr.ni.ə/
Examples from literature
- An opacity spreads over the cornea, and this is quickly succeeded by ulceration.
- In this defect of vision the curvature of the cornea is greater in one meridian than in another.
- Open the second eyeball in water by cutting away the cornea.
- The eye is a closed chamber into which no light can pass but through the cornea.
- There is an optical condition of the eye known as astigmatism, in which the cornea is usually at fault.