vitreous humour


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vitreous humour

n
(Anatomy) the aqueous fluid contained within the interstices of the vitreous body
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Noun1.vitreous humour - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeballvitreous humour - 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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Even though at SMHS Hospital 513 people have had vitrectomies, a procedure for removing vitreous humour (clear fluid filling the eyeball), hundreds are in line for the surgery.
A grading system was established in 2005 to classify uveitis based on the anatomical location of the inflammation; (3) these are anterior, intermediate or posterior uveitis, where inflammation is located in the anterior segment, vitreous humour or the choroid/ retina, respectively.
Opthalmologists can see the choroid--the vascular layer of the eye beneath the retina--and examine the vitreous humour.
Sample types include blood, urine, hair, oral fluid, vitreous humour, forensic samples, meconium, tissue samples, and even mother's milk.