108 out of 120
False about the endothelium: (AIIMS Nov 2013)
|A||maintains the integrity of the corneal stroma through an ATP-Na+, K+-dependent pump|
|B||receives its nutrient from the blood vessels surrounding the cornea|
|C||contains tight junction between adjacent endothelium|
|D||produces Descemet's membrane|
Ans. B Its nutrient comes mainly from the aqueous. In response to trauma, the endothelium enlarges to till the gap-Polymegathis.