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vitreous membrane

vitreous membrane in Medicine

vitreous membrane n.

  1. A condensation of fine collagen fibers in the cortex of the vitreous body. Also called hyaloid membrane.

  2. See limiting layer of cornea.

  3. See basal layer of choroid.

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