Limbus meaning

lĭm'bəs
A distinctive border or edge, such as the junction between the cornea and sclera of the eyeball.
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A distinct border or edging, as of a bodily organ or structure.
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A distinctive border or edge, such as the junction between the cornea and sclera of the eyeball.
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(medicine, biology) A border of an anatomical part, such as the edge of the cornea.
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Origin of limbus

  • Latin border
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin limbus (“edge, border")
    From Wiktionary