February 1982
Volume 22, Issue 2
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Cell size-shape relationships in corneal endothelium.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science February 1982, Vol.22, 271-274. doi:https://doi.org/
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      G N Rao, L E Lohman, J V Aquavella; Cell size-shape relationships in corneal endothelium.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1982;22(2):271-274. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

The shape of corneal endothelial cells was studied from specular photomicrographs of 121 normal corneas. The predominant number of cells were hexagonal in shape (48% to 90%), with pentagonal (15% to 35%) and heptagonal (25% to 38%) cells constituting the greater portion of the remaining endothelium. Corneal endothelium with a greater number of hexagonal cells demonstrated minimal variation in cell size.

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