What does zonula mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term zonula:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. zonule, zonula(noun)

    small beltlike zone


  1. zonula(Noun)

    Any of several small belt-like regions.

  2. Origin: From zonula.


  1. zonula

    The zonule of Zinn () (Zinn's membrane, ciliary zonule) (after Johann Gottfried Zinn) is a ring of fibrous strands forming a zonule (little band) that connects the ciliary body with the crystalline lens of the eye. These fibers are sometimes collectively referred to as the suspensory ligaments of the lens, as they act like suspensory ligaments.


  1. zonula

    A zonula refers to a small zone or belt-like structure in anatomy. It most often refers to components of the eye, such as the zonula occludens or zonula ciliaris. However, it can also describe other small belt-like anatomical structures in the body.

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zonula in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zonula in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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