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Schlemm's canal

Alternative eponyms

  • Fontana's canal

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The canal of the sclero-corneal junction.

Description

The canal of the sclero-corneal junction. Irregular space or spaces in the sclerocorneal region of the eye. It receives the aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye.

Bibliography

  • F. Schlemm:
    Arteriarum capitis superficialum icon nova. Berlin, 1830.
    In this work Schlemm also reports his discovery of the corneal nerves.

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