Dictionary » F » Fascial sheath of eyeball

Fascial sheath of eyeball

Fascial sheath of eyeball

a condensation of connective tissue on the outer aspect of the sclera from which it is separated by a narrow cleftlike episcleral space; the sheath is attached to the sclera near the sclerocorneal junction and blends with the fascia of the extraocular muscles.

Synonym: vagina bulbi, capsula bulbi, eye capsule, fascia bulbi, sheath of eyeball, tenons capsule, vagina oculi.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,524 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link