anterior chamber of eye


The space between the cornea and the iris, filled with the aqueous humor and communicating through the pupil with the posterior chamber.

Nearby words

  1. anterior auricular nerve,
  2. anterior auricular vein,
  3. anterior cardiac vein,
  4. anterior cardinal vein,
  5. anterior cerebral vein,
  6. anterior column of spinal cord,
  7. anterior condyloid foramen,
  8. anterior embryotoxon,
  9. anterior ethmoidal nerve,
  10. anterior facial vein

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