Definition of hyaloid membrane in English:

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hyaloid membrane


A thin transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye.
Example sentences
  • The vitreous body is encased in a clear hyaloid membrane akin to the outer membrane seen in the white of an egg.
  • The needle knife is drawn back through the membrane (and, if the surgeon desires, through the anterior hyaloid membrane beneath it), cutting it open.

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Syllabification: hy·a·loid mem·brane

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