from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A place at which corneas obtained from human bodies immediately after death are stored and preserved for subsequent transplantation to patients with corneal defects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a reserve store of human corneas kept for treatment of the blind

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a place for storing and preserving corneas that are obtained from human corpses immediately after death; used for corneal transplantation to patients with corneal defects


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.