os scleroticale

(plural ossa scleroticalia))
sclerotic bone (one of a series of bones in the sclera of the eye, e.g. in Salmo there are anterior and posterior sclerotic bones, in Gasterosteus dorsal and posterior, and in Xiphias the entire sclera ossifies with two openings, one for the cornea and one for the optic nerve)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • ossa scleroticalia — plural of os scleroticale …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • capsule de Tenon — ● capsule de Tenon Membrane fibreuse qui recouvre toute la portion scléroticale du globe oculaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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