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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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.
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.
Detached retina was seen as hyper echogenic membrane in vitreous body.
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Vitrectomy included removal of the posterior and peripheral vitreous body, induction of the posterior vitreous detachment and peeling of the fibrovascular membranes if present from the retinal surface.