vitreous


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vit·re·ous

 (vĭt′rē-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, resembling, or having the nature of glass; glassy.
2. Obtained or made from glass.
3. Of or relating to the vitreous humor.
n.
The vitreous humor.

[From Latin vitreus, from vitrum, glass.]

vit′re·os′i·ty (-ŏs′ĭ-tē), vit′re·ous·ness (-əs-nĭs) n.

vitreous

(ˈvɪtrɪəs)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of, relating to, or resembling glass
2. (Elements & Compounds) made of, derived from, or containing glass
3. (Anatomy) of or relating to the vitreous humour or vitreous body
[C17: from Latin vitreus made of glass, from vitrum glass; probably related to vidēre to see]
ˈvitreously adv

vit•re•ous

(ˈvɪ tri əs)

adj.
1. of the nature of or resembling glass, as in transparency, brittleness, hardness, or glossiness: vitreous china.
2. of or pertaining to glass.
3. obtained from or containing glass.
[1640–50; < Latin vitreus=vitr(um) glass + -eus -eous]
vit′re•ous•ly, adv.

vit·re·ous

(vĭt′rē-əs)
Relating to or resembling glass; glassy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vitreous - of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eyevitreous - of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber"
2.vitreous - relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica"
3.vitreous - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to itvitreous - (of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
ceramics - the art of making and decorating pottery
shiny, glazed - having a shiny surface or coating; "glazed fabrics"; "glazed doughnuts"
Translations

vitreous

[ˈvɪtrɪəs] ADJvítreo

vitreous

[ˈvɪtriəs] adj [china, enamel] → vitrifié(e)

vitreous

adjGlas-; vitreous chinaPorzellanemail nt; vitreous enamelGlasemail nt

vitreous

[ˈvɪtrɪəs] adj (china, enamel) → vetrificato/a; (rock) → vetroso/a

vit·re·ous

n. fluído semejante a gelatina que llena el interior del ojo; vítreo-a, vidrioso-a, casi transparente, hialino;
___ chambercámara ___;
___ bodycuerpo ___;
___ humorhumor ___.

vitreous

adj vítreo
References in classic literature ?
It was composed of black and vitreous lava, mixed with fragments of felspar.
At first I thought it was one vast, unbroken chamber, so clear and transparent were the walls of the winding corridors, but after I had nearly brained myself a couple of times by attempting to pass through solid vitreous walls I went more carefully.
In other crustaceans the transparent cones which are coated by pigment, and which properly act only by excluding lateral pencils of light, are convex at their upper ends and must act by convergence; and at their lower ends there seems to be an imperfect vitreous substance.
It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
25 in the left eye; intraocular pressure was 16 mmHg in the right eye and 21 mmHg in the left eye; the right eye had mild anterior chamber inflammation with small mutton-fat keratic precipitates, 2+ flare, and 3+ cells, respectively [Figure 1]a; dilated examination revealed vitreous hemorrhage with invisible fundus [Figure 1]b; and no significant finding was noted in the left eye.
However, in most cases, the floaters eventually settle down to the bottom of the vitreous cavity, out of the line of vision.
For symptomatic floaters, three treatment options exist: patient education and observation; vitrectomy (used to remove vitreous gel from the middle of the eye if there is retinal detachment or blood in the vitreous gel) with a one-incision intrector (limited core vitrectomy), and YAG vitreolysis.
If lesion showed increase in size or activity with or without massive vitreous involvement at any time during the follow up visits, focal treatment was abandoned and eyes were either enucleated or EBRT was applied.
Keywords: Bevacizumab, vitreous hemorrhage, diabetes mellitus
In a retrospective study, OCT scans of diabetic patients with macular edema were reviewed and 24% of the cases were associated with vitreofoveal or extra foveal vitreous traction, out of which, 56% had vitreofoveal traction and 44% had extrafoveal traction8.
Methods: A quasi-experimental study was conducted where eighty seven eyes of 87 uncontrolled type II diabetes mellitus patients presenting with diabetic vitreous hemorrhage were selected to undergo 27-gauge transconjunctival sutureless micro-incision vitrectomy surgery.
b) Hyperfluorescence from vitreous haemorrhage overlying disc and macula