limbus

limbus, pl. limbi (lim´bus, lim´bI) [NA]

The edge, border, or fringe of a part. [L. a border]
l. acetab´uli [NA] margin of acetabulum
l. alveola´ris 1. alveolar arch of mandible 2. alveolar arch of maxilla
l. of bony spiral lamina the border of the spiral lamina; the thickened periosteum covering the upper plate of the bony spiral lamina of the cochlea.l. laminae spiralis osseae [NA];
l. of cornea the margin of the cornea overlapped by the sclera.l. corneae [NA], corneal margin, sclerocorneal junction;
l. cor´neae [NA] l. of cornea
l. fos´sae ova´lis [NA] a muscular ring surrounding the fossa ovalis in the wall of the right atrium of the heart.annulus ovalis, margin of fossa ovalis, Vieussens' annulus, Vieussens' isthmus, Vieussens' l., Vieussens' ring;
l. lam´inae spira´lis os´seae [NA] l. of bony spiral lamina
l. membra´nae tym´pani l. of tympanic membrane
lim´bi palpebra´les [NA] borders of eyelids, under border
l. palpebra´les anterior´es [NA] anterior border of eyelids
l. penicilla´tus brush border
l. stria´tus striated border
l. of tympanic membrane margin of the tympanic membrane attaching to the tympanic sulcus.l. membranae tympani;
Vieussens' l. l. fossae ovalis

 

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