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  • n. Plural form of sclera.


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  • The scleras of his eyes are the color of lemon pulp.


  • But visible scleras, partially or completely surrounding the iris, occur in many breeds — I have seen the characteristic in quarter horses, thoroughbreds, and Arabians.

    When George Meets John

  • An appaloosa is described as having white scleras when an easily seen white area completely encircles the iris of the eye.

    When George Meets John

  • Regarding Mercille Wells's comment on Aryn Kyle's May story, "Foaling Season" (Letters to the Editor, July/August Atlantic): The scleras of all horses are white.

    When George Meets John


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