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Anatomical structures

Descemet membrane

Descemet membrane

Synonym(s): Descemet, Membrane

Definition: Fourth layer of the CORNEA, strong, thin and resistant, situated between the STROMA and the ENDOTHELIUM. It determines the shape of the CORNEA.

Hierarchical classification

  • Sense organs
  • Eye
  • Anterior segment eye
  • Cornea
  • Descemet membrane


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