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Vitreous humor   /vˈɪtriəs hjˈumər/   Listen
Vitreous humor

The clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball.  Synonyms: vitreous body, vitreous humour.

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... and free from scars. The aqueous humor free from any cloudiness or precipitate. Both pupillary openings should be the same size, and not too small or too large in the bright light. As we look through the pupillary openings, both the lens and the vitreous humor should refract the light properly and not appear white or greenish-white in color. The color of the iris should be noted. If it lacks lustre or appears dull, this may indicate an inflammation. In periodic ophthalmia in ...
— Common Diseases of Farm Animals • R. A. Craig, D. V. M.

Words linked to "Vitreous humor" :   bodily fluid, hyaluronic acid, humor, liquid body substance, humour, body fluid

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