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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- vitreoretinal choroidopathy syndrome,
- vitreous chamber of eye,
- vitreous detachment,
- vitreous hernia,
- vitreous humor,
- vitreous humour
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A transparent jellylike substance enclosing the vitreous humor and filling the interior of the eyeball behind the lens.hyaloid body vitreum
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