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Schwalbe's line

Synonyms

Also known as Schwalbe’s ring, Schwalbe’s anterior border ring.

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The anatomical line found on the interior surface of the eye's cornea.

Description

The anatomical line found on the interior surface of the eye's cornea. A circular ridge consisting of collagenous fibers surrounding the outer margin of Descemet's membrane It delineates the outer limit of the corneal endothelium layer and represents the termination of Descemet's membrane.  

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