lens nucleus

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Noun1.lens nucleus - the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
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13) Peyman and Katoh in 1987 used an Erbium:YAG laser for inducing photoablation on the lens nucleus.
2) published their finding of a highly statistical significant relationship between opalescent quality and color of lens nucleus on the mechanical compression character of cataractous lens.
There remains a concern, however, that it may be unsuitable for some cataracts because of the advanced maturity and hardness of the lens nucleus.
4), but not to the diameter of the larval eye lens nucleus, which in Figure 3 was identified with a diameter of 50 [micro]m.
Upon examination 'sugar cracks' going largely through the central lens nucleus were noted, (38) and early signs of posterior subcapsular opacification were present too.
This crucial restriction means that the proteins of the lens nucleus remain as they were formed in utero, and are vulnerable to damage by chemical changes (post-translational modification).