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hyaloid membrane Line breaks: hya|loid mem|brane

Definition of hyaloid membrane in English:


A thin transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humour 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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