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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With a small needle, the researchers injected tens of thousands of their bacteria-sized helical robots into the vitreous humour of a pig's eye.
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Table 1: Mean ([+ or -] SE) values of Vitreous humour potassium and creatinine concentrations and their range at post-mortem intervals.
At a young age, the transparent gel within the eye, called vitreous humour, is uniform in consistency, but as one ages, it liquefies, but often not uniformly, leaving lumps and specks of varying sizes which move all over the place within the gel.
In addition, critical biochemical changes including differences in proteome, viscosity, and macromolecules in the vitreous humour were found and may lead to a posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), a known risk factor for RD [27].
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.