limbus definition

  • noun:
    • Biology A distinctive border or side, for instance the junction between the cornea and sclera for the eyeball.
    • A border of an anatomical part, like the side of the cornea.
    • just like limbo, 1.
    • Pl. limbi (-bī). In anatomy, a border.
    • In conchology, the circumference associated with valves of a bivalve shell through the disk into border or margin.
    • a border or side of any of various body parts distinguished by shade or construction

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