patellar fossa of vitreous

n.

The saucer-shaped depression of the vitreous humor formed by the posterior convexity of the lens of the eye.

Nearby words

  1. proto-oncogene,
  2. protoactinium,
  3. protoavis,
  4. protocal,
  5. protochordate,
  6. protocols,
  7. protocontinent,
  8. protoctist,
  9. protoctista,
  10. protodeacon


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