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  • n. Plural form of sclera.

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Examples

  • Her intelligent irises are darkly pigmented, and her sclerae are edged with a dramatic, black line of the sort that Cleopatra affected.

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  •  Her large sclerae, dark pupils, and Cleopatra makeup approach my most tender parts.

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  • There are sleepless rings around his eyes; his nose is irritated from Kleenex, his sclerae are host to bloodshot spin-art.

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  • They wore their hair bound back in intricate braids and knots, and their huge almond-shaped emerald-green eyes — which in this light did have pupils, but still no visible sclerae — watched her with unnerving, unblinking intensity.

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  • She went to the first one and unzipped the shroud, revealing the face of an elderly woman, eyes open, the sclerae shockingly red from hemorrhages.

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  • JAUNDICE refers to a yellowish discolouration of the whites of the eyes (sclerae), skin, and mucous

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  • On examination, he has a tinge of jaundice in the sclerae.

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  • Jaundice - the skin and sclerae (whites of the eyes) take on a yellowish color.

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  • Causes pain and swelling over the tubercle a. Blue sclerae b.

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  • Her eyes, slanted like a Siamese cat’s and large as lemons, were emerald-green from corner to corner, without sclerae, without pupils, without irises.

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