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Hyaloid canal

Hyaloid canal
a minute canal running through the vitreous from the discus nervi optici to the lens, containing in foetal life a prolongation of the central artery of the retina, the hyaloid artery.
See: vitreous, hyaloid artery.
Synonym: canalis hyaloideus, central canal of the vitreous, Cloquet’s canal, Stilling’s canal.


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