vitreous humor


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vitreous humor

n.
The clear gelatinous substance that fills the eyeball between the retina and the lens.

vit′reous hu′mor



n.
the transparent gelatinous substance that fills the eyeball behind the crystalline lens.
[1655–65]

vitreous humor

The jelly-like substance that fills the area of the eyeball between the retina and the lens.

vitreous humor

A jellylike substance in the eyeball, between the lens and the retina.
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Noun1.vitreous humor - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeballvitreous humor - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
hyaluronic acid - a viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye; a cementing and protective substance
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Devereux, an individual craftsperson who also owns Vitreous Humor Art Glass, will display glass fused pictures, sculptures, plates and coasters.
It is also in the vitreous humor (the cavity behind the eye's lens) and in subcutaneous tissue.
In humans, HA is found in the tissue spaces, synovial fluid in joints and vitreous humor of the eye.
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The vitreous humor in the posterior chamber has a relatively fixed volume and thus does not affect IOP regulation.
The samples available for analysis also depend on the type of case, and range from blood, urine, hair, vitreous humor and, occasionally, organs.
The surgical procedure requires the temporary removal of the vitreous humor, the clear gel in the eye, prior to reattachment of the retina to the back of the eye.
It is also found dispersed in gels of the body to provide stiffening, such as vitreous humor of the eye.
procedure for removing vitreous humor (clear fluid filling the eyeball), hundreds are in line for the surgery.
A Pearson's correlation analysis was used to analyze the relationship between the peak concentration of Mn [sup]2+ of the vitreous humor and CNR.