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Definition of the noun limbus

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noun - plural:

  • limbus: limbuses
  • Limbus: Limbi

  1. a border or edge of any of various body parts distinguished by color or structure


Limbus a.k.a. Limbuš is a village on the right bank of the Drava River west of Maribor in northeastern Slovenia. It belongs to the Municipality of Maribor.


  1. "Limbus" is a musical album of Sin of God.
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  2. "Limbus" is a musical EP of Nekyia Orchestra.


"Limbus" is a 2013 thriller film written and directed by Brandon Nicholas.

Phrases with Limbus

  1. Idris limbus
  2. Antiops Limbus
  3. Dennyus Limbus
  4. Microdon limbus
  5. Ommatius Limbus
  6. Ocyptamus Limbus
  7. Philautus limbus
  8. Calliopsis limbus
  9. Melissodes limbus
  10. Pygommatius Limbus
  11. Stygobromus limbus
  12. Aprostocetus Limbus
  13. Sympherobius limbus
  14. species Idris limbus
  15. Asyntomosphyrum Limbus
  16. Pseudophilautus Limbus
  17. Species Antiops Limbus
  18. Species Dennyus Limbus
  19. species Microdon limbus
  20. Species Ommatius Limbus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Limbus

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Google previewA Comprehensive Guide to Toxicology in Preclinical Drug Development (2012)

by Ali S. Faqi

The pathologist's limbus is the triangular segment between the vertical line from the termination of Bowman's layer to the...

Google previewSmolin and Thoft's The Cornea (2005)

Scientific Foundations and Clinical Practice by Gilbert Smolin, Charles Stephen Foster, Dimitri T. Azar, Claes H. Dohlman

The limbus is the transitional zone from columnar conjunctival epithelium to stratified squamous corneal epithelium. Within its crypts of Vogt are the progenitor cells of the corneal epithelium, the limbal stem cells. This area is analogous to the ...

Google previewThe Arena (1895)

The major limbus is the creative faculty, and has its seat in the subjective mind (or as some might say is the subjective mind), while the minor limbus is the thing or being produced. This shows us that the lower self is but a reflection or product of ...

Google previewVisual Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

Medicine, Human anatomy by CTI Reviews

The corneal limbus is the border of the cornea and the sclera (the white of the eye). The limbus is a common site for the occurrence of corneal epithelial neoplasm. The Limbus contains radially oriented fibrovascular ridges known as the ...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Ophthalmology (2014)

by Alastair Denniston, Philip Murray

The corneoscleral limbus is the anatomical location of the corneal epithelial stem cell niche (higher density superiorly and inferiorly). Stem cell progenitors amplify, proliferate, and differentiate into corneal ...

Google previewAllergy (2011)

by Stephen T Holgate, Martin K. Church, David H. Broide, Fernando D Martinez

The limbus is the zone immediately surrounding the ...

Google previewSun, Skin and Health (2014)

by Terry Slevin

The limbus is the meeting zone of the clear watchglass-like cornea and the opaque conjunctiva/sclera – more or less at the junction of the white with the coloured part of the eye. The coloured part of the eye is the iris, which is located inside the ...

Google previewStem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (2010)

by Herman Cheung

The limbus is an annulus of tissue approximately 1.5 mm by width located at the vascularised junction between ...

Google previewKeratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas (2014)

Fundamentals and Surgical Applications by Maria Cortina, Jose de la Cruz

Limbus. The limbus is the transition zone at the corneoscleral junction.

Google previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

limbus is the Latin word for “fringe, hem, or border.” Thus, the limbus of the cornea is the border where it joins the sclera. In early Roman Catholic theology, limbo was a supposed place, ...

Google previewStem Cells (2005)

From Bench to Bedside by Ariff Bongso, Eng Hin Lee

The limbus is a 1.5 to 2mm wide area that straddles the cornea and bulbar conjunctiva, extending 8–10 layers in thickness. ∗Correspondence: Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

limbus [lim′b s] pl.limbi [L.]anedge, fringe or border; used in anatomical nomenclature todesignate the junction of the corneaperipherally ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by Henrik Steinmann, Lajos Zombori

~s, limbus: the narrow marginal area generally along the border of a wing dentate limb, limbus dentatus: the dentate margin of a membranous wing inner limb, limbus suturalis: the lower margin of the extended membranous wing outer limb, ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

limbus Limb lengthening Limbus (lim'bus) (n.) A fibrous, resilient, sharpedged, crescent-shaped tissue attached to the bony rim of the acetabulum and the transverse acetabular ligament. Its free edge cups around the head of the femur to ...

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

LEV– LIMBUS inclines the neck to the same side and dorsad when the scapula is fixed. Levator also is applied to “an instrument used for raising,” such as periosteum or a depressed fragment of bone. Levo is synonymous with Latin tollo, ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

corneal limbus See limbus, corneal. corneal neovascularization See pannus. corneal opacity See ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby

limbic system [L, limbus, edge], a group of structures within the rhinencephalon of the brain that are associated with various emotions and feelings such as anger, fear, ...

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Scrabble value of L1I1M3B3U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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