canal of Schlemm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n canal of Schlemm a circular canal in the eye that drains aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into the anterior ciliary veins
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Usage

In literature:

The absence of the canal of Schlemm is noted in congenital buphthalmos.
"Glaucoma" by Various
The venous canal of Schlemm runs circularly around the eyeball at the line of junction of the sclerotic and cornea.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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