limiting layer of cornea n.
A basement membrane that lies between the outer layer of stratified epithelium and the proper substance of the cornea; anterior limiting layer of the cornea. Also called Bowman's membrane.
A basement membrane that lies between the proper substance and the endothelial layer of the cornea; posterior limiting layer of the cornea. Also called Descemet's membrane, elastic lamina of cornea, elastic layer of cornea, entocornea, vitreous membrane.
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