vitreous

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having a shiny nonporous surface
Of, or resembling glass; glassy
Of a semi-crystalline substance where the atoms exhibit short-range order, but without the long-range order of a crystal
The vitreous humor
Of, or relating to the vitreous humor of the eye
(VIT-ree-us) The transparent, colorless mass of gel that lies behind lens and in front of retina
Transparent, inert, jelly-like substance that fills the interior of the eye
The transparent, colorless mass of gel that lies behind the lens and in front of the retina Small semi-transparent or cloudy particles floating in the vitreous are called spots or floaters
relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica"
Pertaining to the hard, glassy and nonabsorbant quality of a body or glaze
A clear, jelly-like substance that fills the middle of the eye, in between the lens and the retina (see diagram)
the gel-like liquid in the eye that gives the eye its "body" and shape
The clear, gel-like mass that fills the space between the lens and the retina
Soft gelatinous material that fills the back of the eye and sits behind the lens See also Syneresis
the jelly-like substance that filles the cavity inside the posterior part of the eye, behind the pupil and the lens It is 99% water held together with a collagenous (protein) scaffholding When you are young it is a more solid jell like substance, but with age, and in some disease states, it liquifies and precipitates
relating to or resembling or derived from or containing glass; "vitreous rocks"; "vitreous silica" of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber
A hard, nonporous surface
(of ceramics) having the surface made shiny and nonporous by fusing a vitreous solution to it; "glazed pottery"; "glassy porcelain"; "hard vitreous china used for plumbing fixtures"
of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber"
Of or pertaining to glass; derived from glass; as, vitreous electricity
Consisting of, or resembling, glass; glassy; as, vitreous rocks
0 5 percent to 3 percent water absorption
the gel-like transparent fluid substance filling the posterior four fifths of the globe between the crystalline lens and retina
Vitreous means made of glass or resembling glass. made of or looking like glass (vitreus, from vitrum )
The clear, jelly-like fluid in the central portion of the eye
Glassy
{s} of or like glass
A clear, jelly-like liquid that fills the middle of the eye Also called the vitreous humor See Free Eye Tests
of or relating to or constituting the vitreous humor of the eye; "the vitreous chamber
vitreous humor
The clear gel that fills the eyeball between the lens and the retina
vitreous humour
The clear gel that fills the eyeball between the lens and the retina
vitreous humour
The transparent jelly-like tissue filling the eyeball behind the lens
vitreous body
The vitreous humor
vitreous humor
A clear, jelly-like substance that fills the eye behind the lens and helps the eyeball keep its shape
vitreous humor
The transparent, colorless mass of gel that lies behind lens and in front of retina
vitreous humor
the transparent, colorless mass of gel that lies behind the lens and in front of the retina and fills the center of the eyeball
vitreous humor
A clear, jellylike substance that fills the vitreous or rear chamber of the eye
vitreous humor
An aqueous jelly-like mass which occupies the space between the eye lens and the retinal wall
vitreous humor
{i} substance that is like clear jelly and fills the eyeball between the lens and the retina
vitreous humor
the transparent gelatinous mass occupying the posterior compartment (the space between the crystalline lens and the retina of the eye) which is enclosed by a delicate hyaloid membrane; composed of water (99%), collagen fibrils, highly hydrated hyaluronic acid, halocytes, inorganic salts, sugar, and ascorbic acid; produced by halocytes located peripherally in the vitreous body
vitreous humor
a transparent, colorless mass of soft, gelatinous material that fills the back portion of the eye, from the lens in front to the retina in back
vitreous humor
The jelly like material which fills the space between the lens and retina within the eye See Peter's diagram
vitreous humor
The transparent, colorless mass of gel that lies behind lens and in front of retina, filling the rear two-thirds of the interior of the eyeball
vitreous humor
The gel-like substance that fills the eyeball between the lens and the retina
vitreous humor
The gel-like fluid in the main cavity of the eye behind lens and pupil
vitreous humor
The clear gelatinous substance that fills the eyeball between the retina and the lens
vitreous humor
the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
vitreous humor
The clear jelly (gel) that fills the center of the eye
vitreous

    Hyphenation

    vit·re·ous

    Turkish pronunciation

    vîtriıs

    Pronunciation

    /ˈvətrēəs/ /ˈvɪtriːəs/

    Etymology

    [ 'vi-trE-&s ] (adjective.) 1646. From Latin vitreus (“glassy, transparent”), from vitrum (“glass”).

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