vitreous body

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vitreous body
 
n
a transparent gelatinous substance, permeated by fine fibrils, that fills the interior of the eyeball between the lens and the retina

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vitreous body n.
A transparent jellylike substance enclosing the vitreous humor and filling the interior of the eyeball behind the lens. Also called hyaloid body, vitreum.

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