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Definitions of sclera in various dictionaries:
noun - the whitish fibrous membrane (albuginea) that with the cornea forms the outer covering and protection of the eyeball
The tough, white, fibrous outer envelope of tissue covering all of the eyeball except the cornea.
adj - the white, fibrous outer coat of the eyeball [n -RAS or -RAE] : SCLERAL
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|It's continuous with the cornea|
|White of the eye|
|Opaque eye layer|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Don't fire until you see this, the white of the eye|
The sclera, also known as the white of the eye, is the opaque, fibrous, protective, outer layer of the human eye containing mainly collagen and some elastic fiber. In humans, the whole sclera is white, contrasting with the coloured iris, but in other mammals the visible part of the sclera matches the colour of the iris, so the white part does not normally show. In the development of the embryo, the sclera is derived from the neural crest. In children, it is thinner and shows some of the underlying pigment, appearing slightly blue. In the elderly, fatty deposits on the sclera can make it appear slightly yellow. Many people with dark skin have naturally darkened sclerae, the result of melanin pigmentation.|
* The human eye is relatively rare for having an iris that is small enough for its position to be plainly visible against the sclera. This makes it easier for one individual to infer where another individual is looking, and the cooperative eye hypothesis suggests this has evolved as a me