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vitreous humor

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noun Anatomy.
  1. the transparent gelatinous substance filling the eyeball behind the crystalline lens.

Origin of vitreous humor

First recorded in 1655–65
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vitreous humor in Medicine

vitreous humor

  1. The clear gelatinous substance that fills the eyeball between the retina and the lens.
  2. The vitreous body.
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vitreous humor in Science

vitreous humor

  1. The gelatinous substance that fills the chamber of the eye between the retina and the lens.
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