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Ophthalmology Terms.  

Cheryl Iverson

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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Some terms described in this section are specific to ophthalmology, and others have special usage requirements in ophthalmology (see 11.0, Correct and Preferred Usage). Although often used as a synonym for eyelids, the term adnexa oculi (which is plural) properly includes the eyelids, lacrimal apparatus, and other appendages of the eye and should be used with its inclusive meaning....