Translation of cornea in Spanish:

cornea

córnea, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔrniə//ˈkɔːnɪə/

noun

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    córnea feminine
    • Your doctor uses this light to examine the cornea, iris, lens and anterior chamber of your eye.
    • Tissues such as corneas, skin, bone, bone marrow, cartilage, tendons, veins, and fascia also can be transplanted successfully.
    • The spectacles seemed to protect her cornea and retina, which were not damaged.
    • Without moisture, our corneas, which serve as protective domes for the front of the eyes, would dry out and could become cloudy or injured.
    • One potential concern raised by the study was the loss of endothelial cells in the corneas of patients who received the implants.
    • The limbus is the thin area that connects the cornea and the sclera, the white part of the eye.
    • These rays of light first travel through the transparent cornea, and then through the lens, which helps to focus the light.
    • The cornea, iris, and crystalline lens work together to focus light onto the retina.
    • The cornea is kept transparent by the continuous removal of fluid by the endothelial cells.
    • To see well, all layers of the cornea must be free of any cloudy or opaque areas.
    • Your cornea is transparent, allowing light to pass through much like clear glass.
    • Oxygen deprivation causes tiny blood vessels to grow into the clear tissue of your cornea.
    • Organs currently in demand for transplantation include the heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, intestines, and pancreas; tissues include corneas, heart valves, blood vessels, skin, and bone.
    • The iris is the colored part of the eye, which lies behind the transparent cornea.
    • The top layer of the cornea is not damaged by the procedure, so there is unlikely to be any pain afterwards.
    • The colored circular membrane in the eye just behind the cornea is called the iris.
    • Corneal transplants are performed for people who have damaged or opaque corneas (the outer layer of the eye).
    • However, cystine crystals in the cornea are not usually detectable in the first year.
    • A cornea transplant replaces the damaged cornea with a disc of healthy tissue from a donor.
    • The whole eye is not used, only the cornea, the transparent front of the eye, and the sclera, the white part of the eye.