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Search Results for: vitreous humor

Vitreous humor

Definition noun The clear, gel-like body fluid in the vitreous chamber, i.e. the posterior cavity between the lens and the... Read More

Humors

Humor 1. Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye,... Read More

Humor

Definition noun, plural: humors (physiology) A fluid or a semifluid of an animal body, particularly those located within the... Read More

Floater

Definition noun, plural: floaters (ophthalmology) One or more spots or threadlike specks that seem to float or move in one's... Read More

Aqueous humor

Definition noun, plural: aqueous humors A clear, watery body fluid secreted by the ciliary epithelium, and fills the... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Microphthalmia

Definition noun A condition wherein the eye(s) is/are characteristically smaller than the usual as a result of a disease or... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Glycosaminoglycan

Definition noun (biochemistry) The polysaccharide unit of proteoglycan Supplement Glycosaminoglycans are the polysaccharide... Read More

Moores lightning streaks

Moore's lightning streaks photopsia manifested by vertical flashes of light, seen usually on the temporal side of the... Read More