Definition of vitreous humor in English:

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vitreous humor


The transparent jellylike tissue filling the eyeball behind the lens. Compare with aqueous humor.
Example sentences
  • The part of the eyeball behind the lens is filled with a jelly called vitreous humour.
  • The vitreous humor is between the back of the lens and the retina.
  • The cornea, the pupillary opening within the iris, the lens, and the aqueous and vitreous humor combine to form the refractive media of the eye.

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Syllabification: vit·re·ous hu·mor

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