What does the word cornea mean?

Usage examples for cornea

  1. In six minutes, the plica semilunaris so drawn as to cover half the cornea. – An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health by R. D. Mussey
  2. Unfortunately the current of injury is very often apt to change its sign; it then flows through the eye from the cornea to the nerve. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  3. But how could an explanation of this kind be applied to the case of Anableps tetrophthalmus, in which each eye is divided by a partition of the cornea and lens into an upper half adapted for vision in air and a lower half for vision in water? – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham