hyaloid membrane

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hyaloid membrane

n
(Anatomy) the delicate transparent membrane enclosing the vitreous humour of the eye

hy′aloid mem`brane


n.
the delicate, pellucid, and nearly structureless membrane enclosing the vitreous humor of the eye.
[1825–35]
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Noun1.hyaloid membrane - the transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye and separating it from the retina
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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