vitreous humour

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vitreous humour

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(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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Silicone fluids have also been applied in Medical applications in order to control vitreous fluid substitute to treat difficult cases of retinal detachment such as those complicated with proliferative retinopathy, large retinal tears and penetrating Ocular trauma.
Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) occurs when a retinal break allows vitreous fluid to access subretinal space and thus separates the retina from the RPE.
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They are tiny bits of debris floating in the vitreous fluid, which fills the eyeball.