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Pronunciation: skle'ro-kor'ne-a


  1. The cornea and sclera regarded as forming together the hard outer coat of the eye, the fibrous tunic of the eye.
  2. A congenital anomaly in which the whole or part of the cornea is opaque and resembles the sclera; other ocular abnormalities are frequently present.

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