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Des·ce·met's membrane

n :  a transparent highly elastic apparently structureless membrane that covers the inner surface of the cornea and is lined with endothelium - called also membrane of Descemet , posterior elastic lamina 
 
Des•ce•met, Jean (1732-1810),
French physician. Descemet's areas of study ranged from treatment of gout and measles to the anatomy of the eye and skin. Around 1759 he published a complete description of the membrane now known as Descemet's membrane, which had been first described in 1729 by a British ophthalmologist, Benedict Duddell.
 
 

 
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