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Anatomical structures

Crystalline cortex

Crystalline cortex

Definition: Portion of the CRISTALLINE that surrounds the nucleus.

Additional information for professionals: It is bounded at the front by the epithelium and at the back by the capsule. It contains the crystalline fibres and an amorphous intercellular substance. See CATARACTE.

Hierarchical classification

  • Sense organs
  • Eye
  • Crystalline
  • Crystalline cortex


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