cornea

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See also: córnea and corneá

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Illustration showing parts of the human eye, including the cornea.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cornea tela (horny tissue), from cornu (horn).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔː(ɹ)ni.ə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)niə
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Noun[edit]

cornea (plural corneas or corneae or (archaic) corneæ)

  1. (anatomy) The transparent layer making up the outermost front part of the eye, covering the iris, pupil, and anterior chamber.

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Noun[edit]

cornea f (plural cornee)

  1. (anatomy) cornea

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cornea

  1. feminine singular of corneo

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Latin[edit]

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cornea

  1. inflection of corneus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/nominative neuter plural

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corneā

  1. ablative feminine singular of corneus

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cornea

  1. inflection of cornear:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative