vitreous body

noun

a transparent gelatinous substance, permeated by fine fibrils, that fills the interior of the eyeball between the lens and the retina

Nearby words

  1. vitreodentin,
  2. vitreoretinal,
  3. vitreoretinal choroidopathy syndrome,
  4. vitreosity,
  5. vitreous,
  6. vitreous chamber of eye,
  7. vitreous detachment,
  8. vitreous hernia,
  9. vitreous humor,
  10. vitreous humour

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Medicine definitions for vitreous body

vitreous body

n.

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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