vitreous body


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vitreous body

n.
The vitreous humor.

vitreous body

n
(Anatomy) a transparent gelatinous substance, permeated by fine fibrils, that fills the interior of the eyeball between the lens and the retina
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Noun1.vitreous body - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeballvitreous body - 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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Floaters--those wiggly lines or dots that appear to float in front of your eyes--occur due to alterations in the vitreous body, the gel that fills much of the hollow sphere of the eye.
A broad PCR and DNA sequencing targeting 16S rRNA-encoding gene was performed on the undiluted vitreous body sample using EZI DNA tissue kit (Qiagen, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hilden, Germany).
A PVD allows the vitreous body to move when the head or eye moves, thus casting shadows onto the retina that are perceived as floaters.
Behind the lens is the vitreous body which is filled with a gelatinous material called vitreous humor.
The most significant ocular changes tend to occur in the posterior segment of the eye and can occur in the vitreous body, optic disc, retina and subretinal structures.
Examination included visual acuity and lens, vitreous body, and fundus exam.
Normal vitreous body is a transparent and extracellular gel, which contains a complicated structural framework of collagen, soluble proteins, and hyaluronic acid and a water content of 99% [12].
The vitreous body is a clear gel that fills the space between the lens and the retina.
In patients with long-standing RD, RPE cells are exposed to the vitreous body over a prolonged period which allows the spread of RPE cells into the vitreous space.
The corresponding peak concentrations of Mn[sup]2+ were 5087 [+ or -] 666 ng/ml, 22920 [+ or -] 1188 ng/ml in the aqueous humor and 884 [+ or -] 78 ng/ml, 2556 [+ or -] 492 ng/ml in the vitreous body, respectively.
Detached retina was seen as hyper echogenic membrane in vitreous body.