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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Transparent membrane that envelops the vitreous humor of the eye and separates it from the retina adj. - Resembling glass in transparency or translucency.

Usage examples (14)
  • It is a developmental leftover from the hyaloid artery.
  • Usually regresses but may persist and result in floaters • May see reference to hyaloid membrane.
  • Its outer surface is in contact with the choroid; its inner with the hyaloid membrane of the vitreous body.
  • Saint-Geniez M, D'Amore PA (2004) Development and pathology of the hyaloid, choroidal and retinal vasculature. for more
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