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scleral venous sinus


Definition: the vascular structure encircling the anterior chamber of the eye and through which the aqueous humor is returned to the blood circulation.

Synonym(s): sinus venosus scleraeTA, circular sinus3, Fontana canal, Lauth canal, Schlemm canal, sinus circularis, venous sinus of sclera

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