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  • adjective medicine Of or pertaining to the limbus.

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Examples

  • Eye specialists will replace diseased cells in the patients 'corneas - called limbal cells - with healthy ones, taken from dead donors or grown in a lab.

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  • Stem-cell trials to help treat sight loss are taking place elsewhere in the UK, but the Scottish trial is the first to use "limbal" stem cells, which are used to repair the cornea.

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  • I merely want to disable an attacker with a precision shot to the leg or other uh, limbal region.

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  • You give limbal impressions of being ‘of an age’ and being wise… I mean, to those who have no wisdom, no matter what the age.

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  • The limbal ring is the line that separates the colored part of the eye from the white the sclera.

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  • Of all the qualities that give an attractive person an edge, here's one that you've likely overseen: the limbal ring, the dark circle around the iris.

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  • Long ago, Japanese schoolgirls discovered the edge a large limbal ring can give you by wearing "limbal ring" contact lenses .

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  • Of all the qualities that give an attractive person an edge, here's one that you've likely overseen: the limbal ring, the dark circle around the iris.

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  • The limbal ring, seen from inches away, is an intimacy zone.

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  • This might be why so many people think light eyes are so sexy: the limbal ring, when present, is more prominent.

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