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Medical Term:

radii of lens


Definition: 9–12 faint lines on the anterior and posterior surfaces of the lens that radiate from the poles toward the equator; they mark the lines along which the ends of lens fibers abut.

Synonym(s): radii lentisTA, lens stars1, lens sutures

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